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Bachelor of Science in Health Science (BSHS), Health Science: Medical Imaging

Program Overview

As a Health Science: Medical Imaging major, you’ll complete half of your training at AnMed, a hospital that thoroughly prepares you for immediate employment in the field. You’ll receive a well-rounded education that’ll give you academic understanding, technical knowledge, and clinical experience. You’ll build a foundation for a health care career through Anderson University’s Gold Core Curriculum and coursework in health care leadership, management, anatomy, physiology, and medical terms. You’ll spend two years mastering your patient care and imaging skills at AnMed, which has been educating radiologic technologists for more than seven decades.

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Program at a
Glance

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

120

DETAILS

Total Credit Hours: 120
Program Type: BSHS
Location: Seated (Main Campus), Hybrid, Online
Time to Complete: ~2 years
Start Date: Fall: August & October | Spring: January & March | Summer: May & June
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Why AU?

Ready for the next chapter in your academic, professional, and spiritual life? Whether you are graduating high school or pursuing a master’s or doctorate degree, we invite you to be a part of one of the top regional universities in the South (U.S. News & World Report). Come discover why the Institutional Research & Evaluation, Inc. identified Anderson University as one of the top-ranked, most affordable colleges in the country. Take the next step in your journey of academic excellence today.
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The Knowledge You Will Gain

During the course of your Health Science: Medical Imaging degree at Anderson University you will learn to: • Apply advocacy skills to minimize healthcare access inequity • Demonstrate effective leadership skills to promote organizational success • Identify multicultural approaches to healthcare delivery • Synthesize the interprofessional education and practice domains, including values and ethics, roles and responsibilities, interprofessional communication, and teamwork • Enhance and develop your leadership and health care knowledge through academic inquiry while using current, practical health care models • Enhance your understanding of diverse populations in health care and to prepare you to take a leadership role in the rapidly changing health care environment • Develop knowledge that helps bridge clinical care and health care diversity

Career Outlook

Because our program is hospital-based, you’ll hit the ground running after graduation. Our graduates are well-prepared to be radiologic technologists and are sought after by employees. With this concentration in Medical Imaging, you can work, acquire certification—or pursue graduate studies—in a variety of areas within radiologic technology including MRI, surgical imaging, radiation therapy, and nuclear medicine.

Starting Salaries

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2023), the salary range for this profession is $62,220 to $81,530 annually.

 

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Knowledge You’ll Gain

During the course of your Health Science: Medical Imaging degree at Anderson University you will learn to: • Apply advocacy skills to minimize healthcare access inequity • Demonstrate effective leadership skills to promote organizational success • Identify multicultural approaches to healthcare delivery • Synthesize the interprofessional education and practice domains, including values and ethics, roles and responsibilities, interprofessional communication, and teamwork • Enhance and develop your leadership and health care knowledge through academic inquiry while using current, practical health care models • Enhance your understanding of diverse populations in health care and to prepare you to take a leadership role in the rapidly changing health care environment • Develop knowledge that helps bridge clinical care and health care diversity

Career Outlook

Because our program is hospital-based, you’ll hit the ground running after graduation. Our graduates are well-prepared to be radiologic technologists and are sought after by employees. With this concentration in Medical Imaging, you can work, acquire certification—or pursue graduate studies—in a variety of areas within radiologic technology including MRI, surgical imaging, radiation therapy, and nuclear medicine.

Starting Salaries

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2023), the salary range for this profession is $62,220 to $81,530 annually.

 

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Anderson University is a national leader in higher education in its use of technology to support and enhance all aspects of its core function—teaching and learning, which has led to the institution being recognized as an Apple Distinguished School since 2014. Through Anderson’s Digital Learning Initiative, Anderson has provided all of its residential undergraduate students and select graduate program students with an iPad Air and Apple Pencil. The mission of transforming learning experiences and preparing students to serve their communities and careers in the twenty-first century is enhanced through mobile devices developed by Apple.

Admission Requirements

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Previous Degree Required

An applicant must have a Rad Tech/Medical Imaging Associates degree or be a graduate of the AnMed Rad Tech program.

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Transcript Requirements

Official 2- & 4- year school transcripts need to be submitted as part of the application process for this program.

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Additional Admission Requirements

Transfer Guidelines: Link

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Application Deadline

TBD

More Information

I-20 Approved: No
I-17 Approved: No
Non Degree Option Available (Minor): NA
Program Director:
Dr. Don Peace | Emilee McKinsey (Emilee.McKinsey@anmedhealth.org)
Breakdown of Credit Hours:
32 Credit Hours – University Core Requirements | 40 Credit Hours – Medical Imagining Requirements | 18 Credit Hours – Health Care Core Requirements | 11 Credit Hours – Cognate Course Requirements | 19 Credit Hours – General Electives
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