Program Specific Competency Goals

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging degree, graduates will:

  • Have entry-level advanced modality skills. (Technology)**
  • Communicate effectively. (Communication)**
  • Use critical thinking skills. (Critical Thinking)**
  • Demonstrate professionalism. (Professionalism)**
  • Care for patients in a manner that show respect for cultural differences. (Diversity)**

**Categories denoted in the parentheses represent relationship to Clarkson College’s student success skills, which are our institutional student learning outcomes, and include Communication, Technology, Critical Thinking, Diversity, and Professionalism. 

Curriculum Requirements

Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging program is limited to ARRT Registered Technologists (Radiography), board-eligible graduates of a JRCERT Accredited Program in Radiologic Technology, and/or current matriculating Clarkson College Radiography students. Board-eligible students must provide proof of certification from the ARRT within one year to remain in the program.

In order to complete the Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging degree at Clarkson College, students must successfully complete a total of 125 semester hours. The hours must be distributed as follows:       

  • General Education Courses = 19 semester hours
  • Support Courses = 9 semester hours (The following courses compose the 9 hours: English Composition I & II, and College Algebra. All courses must be completed with a “C” or higher)
  • Clarkson College Health Care Core Courses = 9 semester hours (Core curriculum courses, must be taken at Clarkson College. All courses must be completed with a “C” or higher.) 
  • Previous RT Coursework = 58 semester hours
  • Medical Imaging Major Courses = 9 semester hours (All courses must be completed with a “C” or higher)
  • Medical Imaging Major Elective Courses = 21 semester hours (All courses must be completed with a “C” or higher)

Advanced Standing Credit

Credit hours may be warranted for post-primary certification and/or current clinical experience.

Admission Policies

Enrollment in Clarkson College degree programs is limited through a selective admissions process. Admission policies and procedures are available from: the Admissions office, the College website, or in the Academic Policies & Procedures section (AD-1).

Service Requirements

Service reflects a holistic view that focuses on how individuals provide high quality, ethical and compassionate service in the field of health care and the community at large. Students will become familiar with service agencies, connect learning with practice and engage in civic service activities to live and demonstrate the Clarkson College Values of Learning, Caring, Commitment, Integrity and Excellence.

All students are required to complete designated service courses as a component of their program of study. Successful completion of service experiences is required to pass the designated service courses. Designated service courses are identified using the following symbol: ◊

Required Courses for Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging

Major Courses

9 semester hours

Courses Semester Hours
MI 330 - Pathophysiology 3
MI 410 - Cross-Sectional Anatomy I 3
MI 411 - Cross-Sectional Anatomy II 3
IPE 301 - Interprofessional Education 0
Total Semester Hours 9
Major Elective Courses

All students, with the approval of their advisor, must choose 21 semester hours of Medical Imaging major elective courses. The students will choose from the following electives:

Courses Semester Hours
MI 384 - Pediatric Externship 3
MI 385 - CT Externship 3
MI 386 - MRI Externship 3
MI 388 - Mammography Externship 3
MI 391 - Bone Densitometry Externship 3
MI 393 - Vascular Interventional Externship 3
MI 395 - Cardiac-Interventional Externship 3
MI 413 - Advanced Pediatric Imaging 3
MI 415 - Computed Tomography 3
MI 416 - Computed Tomography Protocols 3
MI 417 - Vascular Interventional Radiography 3
MI 419 - Cardiac-Interventional Radiography 3
MI 423 - Angiographic and Interventional Procedures 3
MI 427 - Mammography 3
MI 428 - Principles of MRI Physics and Instrumentation 3
MI 429 - MRI Pulse Sequences and Protocols 3
MI 432 - Bone Densitometry 3
MI 441 - Medical Imaging Department Management 3
MI 445 - Digital Imaging 3
MI 446 - Imaging Informatics I 3
MI 447 - Imaging Informatics II 3
MI 448 - Information Technology Fundamentals 3
MI 449 - Imaging Informatics Externship 3
MI 450 - Advanced Imaging Informatics Externship 3
MI 470 - Advanced Vascular Interventional Externship 3
MI 471 - Advanced Cardiac-Interventional Externship 3
MI 474 - Advanced Pediatric Externship 3
MI 475 - Advanced CT Externship 3
MI 476 - Advanced MRI Externship 3
MI 478 - Advanced Mammography Externship 3
MI 481 - Advanced Bone Densitometry Externship 3
MI 492 - Independent Studies in Medical Imaging 0

Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Course Offerings/Semester

Fall Courses
Course Name Semester Hours
MI 330 - Pathophysiology 3
MI 410 - Cross-Sectional Anatomy I 3
MI 413 - Advanced Pediatric Imaging 3
MI 416 - Computed Tomography Protocols 3
MI 417 - Vascular Interventional Radiography 3
MI 427 - Mammography 3
MI 445 - Digital Imaging 3
MI 446 - Imaging Informatics I 3
MI 447 - Imaging Informatics II 3
MI 448 - Information Technology Fundamentals 3
MI 448 - Information Technology Fundamentals 3
Spring Courses
Course Name Semester Hours
MI 411 - Cross-Sectional Anatomy II 3
MI 423 - Angiographic and Interventional Procedures 3
MI 428 - Principles of MRI Physics and Instrumentation 3
MI 441 - Medical Imaging Department Management 3
MI 445 - Digital Imaging 3
MI 446 - Imaging Informatics I 3
MI 447 - Imaging Informatics II 3
MI 448 - Information Technology Fundamentals 3
Summer Courses
Course Name Semester Hours
MI 415 - Computed Tomography 3
MI 419 - Cardiac-Interventional Radiography 3
MI 429 - MRI Pulse Sequences and Protocols 3
MI 432 - Bone Densitometry 3
MI 445 - Digital Imaging 3
MI 446 - Imaging Informatics I 3
MI 447 - Imaging Informatics II 3
MI 448 - Information Technology Fundamentals 3

MI 384-449 Externships and MI 450-481 Advanced Externship are offered fall, spring and summer semesters.

Summary

Students must complete at least 41 semester hours at Clarkson College. Once a student enrolls at Clarkson College, all coursework must be completed at the College.

Total semester hours in program 125

Externships

(Minimum of 180 hours of clinical experience per semester) All candidates for post-primary certification are required to perform specific clinical experience requirements to establish eligibility. Due to clinical site variability in patient workload and variety of exams, the student may or may not meet the clinical requirements to be eligible to sit for post-primary certification upon completion of the Medical Imaging externship.

Last updated: 08/27/2018