Why choose Radiologic Sciences at WSU?
- WSU developed the first radiology practitioner assistant program in the United States.
- WSU radiologic sciences students have 95 percent or better pass rates on all national certification examinations.
- More than 80 percent of WSU students completing the associate of applied science degree go on to complete bachelor’s degrees in advanced imaging areas.
What degrees/certificates are available?
Registered radiologic technologists (RTs) who wish to gain additional knowledge and skills and/or to provide mobility may apply for a bachelor of science (BS) and/or certificate of completion in the following areas. These advanced radiology courses are also available to professionals for continuing education purposes.
Cardiovascular-Interventional Technology (CIT)
Diagnostic Medical Sonography-Cardiac
Diagnostic Medical Sonography-Medical
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Magnetic Resonance Imaging/Computed
Radiology Practitioner Assistant/Radiologist Assistant (RPA/RA)
What courses are offered through online/distance learning?
The radiologic sciences department offers various classes online. For more information, contact the department at 801-626-6057 or click here.
What are the employment opportunities?
With a bachelor of science degree in a specialized imaging field, you can have employment opportunities in health care facilities, commercial applications, marketing/sales, research, health service administration, educational institutions, and consult for insurance companies and legal firms.
Starting salaries vary depending on the region, workplace and skill level. For advanced radiologic science graduates with a bachelor of science degree, the beginning salary ranges from $40,000 to $50,000. For more information, go to Career Services.
What will I learn in the program?
You will learn about patient care and assessment, psycho-social aspects of patient care, radiation biology, patient management, patient education, anatomy/image evaluation and pathophysiology.
The radiologic sciences program consists of a cluster of specialized medical imaging disciplines and radiation therapy.
Combinations of medical procedures, computerized technological imaging and treatment innovations are features of the profession. Each modality complements other imaging specialties in making an accurate diagnosis and is vital in patient treatment.
Where can I find out more about the programs?
Dr. Ezekiel Dumke College of Health Professions
Weber State University
3907 University Circle
Ogden, UT 84408-3907
Department Contact Robert Walker
Department Phone 801-626-6057
Is there an application deadline?
The application deadline for fall semester is Jan. 10 for on-campus students and outreach programs.
For regional programs the deadline is May 1.