The Bachelor of Radiation Science Technology features a multidisciplinary curriculum designed to develop your technical skills, theoretical knowledge and leadership abilities. Our program goes beyond the basics, exploring law, economics, research, communication, diversity and ethics to give you a leader’s versatility. The course content is intended to be applied immediately in the workplace to promote on-the-job visibility and help you reach new heights in your career. Our online radiology program includes an internship that gives you the option to focus on either management or education. The internship in radiation science helps to ensure that your education is real-world ready, while also providing you with valuable experience and networking opportunities.
Our program ensures that a student’s well-rounded education includes a variety of courses, including core courses required for this program. Students admitted into the program who come with an associate degree from a regionally accredited institution have the opportunity to transfer in their already-earned credits towards the bachelor’s program.
Students must also meet UC requirements for courses in English Composition and Quantitative Reasoning. Students who do not transfer in these course requirements, will be required to complete them prior to graduation (9 credit hours).
*General education electives – Students must choose two courses from FA (Fine Arts), HP (Historical Perspectives), HU (Humanities and Literature) or SS (Social Science) and from SE (Social and Ethical Issues), DC (Diversity and Culture) or TI (Technology and Innovation).
This course examines and builds on major interpersonal theories and principles related to businesses, and helps students apply their theoretical knowledge to practical experiences in the workplace.
A survey of pathology and pathophysiological processes with emphasis on applications for patient care.
Includes history of and orientation to the health care delivery system, health care planning, dynamics of the health care team and future implications.
Provides an overview of the health care economy and financial environment. This is an applied economic/financial course to the field of radiation sciences. Topics include general influencing factors, reimbursement models, fiscal oversight, quality improvement processes and daily operation of a health care organization.
A survey of theoretical concepts and practical skills for use in health care leadership positions. The student develops professional leadership and supervisory skills to include presentation strategies, educational methods and communication and assessment techniques.
Students are introduced to qualitative and quantitative research methods, basic statistical analysis and interpretation and institutional research policies. This course has a significant writing component in which students’ grasp of course materials will be evaluated.
This course emphasizes the social, financial, legal, economic, educational, ethical and political issues currently affecting the health care system.
Covers patient care, CT instrumentation and application concepts including: patient assessment, preparation and positioning; imaging system components; procedure protocols; radiation protection; image quality; and image post-processing and archival.
This course presents the challenges encountered when imaging patients of diverse backgrounds. Topics include the role of race/ethnicity/culture, religion, lifestyle, socioeconomics, disability and age as related to the imaging of disease and pathology across the lifespan.
An experience in the performance of leadership activities relating to management or education at a health care, proprietary or educational institution.
Various medical imaging modalities will be discussed with respect to anatomy, physiology and pathology. This course emphasizes the diagnostic and therapeutic uses of ionizing radiation, magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasonography. Distinctions between normal and abnormal with respect to anatomy and physiology will be determined.
A course for students to research and deliver a project and associated presentation regarding the latest applications within radiation science professional practice.
Explore the theoretical and practical aspects of medical ethics and law in the area of healthcare education and practice. This is an applied ethics course to the field of radiation sciences. Risk management and legislative issues affecting the delivery of health care are emphasized.
Yes. The vast majority of our students work throughout their time in their academic program. It is important to assess course load and financial aid to understand how to balance school and working.
If possible, students may cut down on their work hours during a clinical portion of a program.
Classes are asynchronous. You can log on anytime 24/7 to complete your coursework. Some, but not all tests are proctored using Examity proctoring software.
Most of our programs do not require onsite visits, but there are a couple of exceptions.
If you are interested in pursuing the Master of Science in Nursing-Nurse Midwifery, you will have two skills intensives that take place on campus. The Post-Master’s Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program has one onsite visit that occurs during the first semester.
Programs can be completed full-time or part-time. Many programs are set up to be part-time, with most containing fewer than 10 credit hours in any given semester. We know you have a lot going on, so want to make sure that school can fit into your schedule. Note: There are some exceptions.
Yes. Many of our students qualify for some type of financial aid.
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The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.
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