Oct 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Imaging/Nuclear Medicine Technology, BS

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Colleges and Departments

The program leading to the bachelor of science degree in Medical Imaging is designed to prepare students for admission into an IUP affiliate institution focused on one of three tracks: Nuclear Medicine Technology, Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound), or Echocardiography. This program is a 3+1 whereby the student spends the first three years at IUP taking the required math/science and liberal studies courses and then a year at an affiliate where they earn a certificate in one of the specialty diagnostic imaging programs. All of the coursework at IUP is preparatory towards the final year and the requirements by the Medical Imaging profession. A “C” or better in the following courses is required: MATH 105 , CHEM 103 , ENGL 101 , PHYS 111 , BIOL 150 , and ENGL 310  or BCOM 321 . Acceptance at an affiliate school is contingent upon the student meeting the academic program requirements. At the end of their senior year, upon successful completion of the certificate program at an articulated clinical affiliate accredited within the specific discipline, IUP will grant 32 credits that will be applied to the student’s transcript and the bachelor’s degree in the Diagnostic Imaging track will be conferred.

Liberal Studies: 43

As outlined in the Liberal Studies Requirements with the following specifications:

Major: 35

Required Courses:


Free Electives: 20


Total Degree Requirements: 120

(1) These courses are offered at the University of Findlay/Nuclear Medicine Institute, Findlay, Ohio, and/or  Community College of Allegheny County nuclear medicine technology program, Pittsburgh.  These areas of study are consistent with requirements of the JRCNMT. All eight of these areas of study are completed during the final 12 months of the degree program.

(2) Students are also required to complete a medical terminology course/ program. Options to fulfill this requirement must be approved by the coordinator of allied health professions.

(3) Two writing-intensive courses are required. Both courses may be from either Liberal Studies or Free Electives.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Colleges and Departments