Requirements for the Major in Radiologic Sciences - 120 semester hours
The Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences degree is a post-certification program designed to meet the unique needs of registered radiologic technologists currently working in the field. The program offers a variety of courses designed to prepare students for advanced level examinations in specific modalities.
The mission of the BSRS Program is to prepare ARRT-registered technologists for advanced certification and to assume greater responsibilities in the profession. The learning outcomes of the BSRS Program are that BSRS students will
Be adequately prepared to enter and function within the profession in an advanced role in a culturally diverse society.
Develop independent and critical thinking skills.
Pursue life-long learning.
Develop professionalism through scholarly productivity.
All BSRS courses are offered online as full Internet courses.
Admission Criteria for the BSRS Program
Meet all MSU admission requirements.
Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Be certified by the ARRT, NMTCB, ARDMS or be a second year student in an accredited Radiologic Sciences Program.
Have reliable Internet access (high speed required) and a working email address.
Contact the Admissions Counselor for the College of Health Sciences and Human Services. Students will be assigned a Radiologic Sciences faculty advisor when they start taking professional courses (RADS prefixes).
Submit a working email address to the Admissions Counselor for the College of Health Sciences and Human Services.
Complete the online BSRS Program Orientation linked to the Radiologic Sciences website.
Advanced Placement Procedures
Advanced Placement Courses
Students in the BSRS Degree Completion Program are awarded 42 semester credit hours for holding current and valid professional certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB), or the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).
Additional Advanced Courses
Additional advanced standing credit is awarded to technologists certified in advanced registries. This credit is awarded as follows: