Mission Statement

The mission of Southside College of Health Sciences School of Radiation Sciences is to provide quality educational experiences to graduate advanced-level, multi-skilled imaging professionals to meet the needs of the profession and improve health care of the communities it serves.

Program Objective

Provide an opportunity for registered radiologic technologists to earn a baccalaureate degree and be eligible to take a modality certification examination. Didactic courses are offered online and a clinical component is required at specific clinical sites throughout the program. Applicants can choose one of three modality tracts:

  • Computed tomography (CT)
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Mammography (M)

Admission Criteria

  • High school diploma or GED (General Equivalency Diploma)
  • Graduate from SCHS School of Radiation Sciences 2013 to present
  • Current non-restricted ARRT(R) certification in radiography
  • Two (2) professional recommendation questionnaires; one from an employer or faculty member
  • Successful completion (C or better) of the following pre-requisite college courses from an accredited institution prior to entry.
    • Human Anatomy & Physiology I – 4 credits
    • Human Anatomy & Physiology II – 4 credits
    • College Algebra – 3 credits
    • English Composition I – 3 credits
    • English Elective – 3 credits
    • General or Developmental Psychology – 3 credits
    • Social Science Elective – 3 credits
    • History Elective – 3 credits
    • Humanities Elective – 3 credits
    • Ethics – 3 credits
    • Statistics – 3 credits
    • Communications (Public Speaking) – 3 credits

Classes Begin

Spring 2020 & Fall 2020

2 Semesters:

  • Online Didactic
  • Onsite Clinical

Program Curriculum by Modality Tract

Computed Tomography

Credit Hours
Semester 1
(14 Credit Hours)
AMI 320 Sectional Anatomy 2
AMI 422 Principles of Computed Tomography 3
AMI 423 Computed Tomography Procedures 3
AMI 432 Computed Tomography Clinical Education 1 6
Semester 2
(17 Credit Hours)
AMI 433 Computed Tomography Clinical Education II 8
AMI 440 Healthcare Quality Management 3
AMI 450 Leadership in Healthcare 3
AMI 460 Advanced Medical Imaging Capstone 3

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Credit Hours
Semester 1
(14 Credit Hours)
AMI 320 Sectional Anatomy 2
AMI 424 Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 3
AMI 425 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Procedures 3
AMI 434 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Clinical Education I 6
Semester 2
(17 Credit Hours)
AMI 435 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Clinical Education II 8
AMI 440 Healthcare Quality Management 3
AMI 450 Leadership in Healthcare 3
AMI 460 Advanced Medical Imaging Capstone 3

Mammography

Credit Hours
Semester 1
(14 Credit Hours)
AMI 320 Sectional Anatomy 2
AMI 420 Principles & Procedures of Mammography 3
AMI 421 Principles & Procedures of Bone Densitometry 3
AMI 430 Mammography & Bone Densitometry Clinical Education I 6
Semester 2
(17 Credit Hours)
AMI 431 Mammography & Bone Densitometry Clinical Education II 8
AMI 440 Healthcare Quality Management 3
AMI 450 Leadership in Healthcare 3
AMI 460 Advanced Medical Imaging Capstone 3