ONLINE Bachelor of Science in Medical Diagnostic Imaging

In today's dynamic health care environment, many hospitals seek to employ radiologic technologists trained in two or more skilled areas. With the completion of a four-year degree in Medical Diagnostic Imaging, your opportunities for career advancement may greatly increase. Fort Hays State University offers you one of the few entirely online degree completion programs for Medical Diagnostic Imaging in the country.

This program enables you to pursue cross-training in various areas of advanced imaging, including course sequences in bone densitometry (BD), cardiovascular interventional technology (CVIT), computed tomography (CT), mammography (M), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).


The online B.S. in Medical Diagnostic Imaging requires a minimum of 124 credit hours for graduation, including:

University General Education Requirements 55 credit hours
Cognate courses 6 credit hours
Medical Diagnostic Imaging Core Courses 30 credit hours
Free Electives 33 credit hours


Curriculum for the Online B.S. in Medical Diagnostic Imaging

General Education Courses 55 credit hours
Specified General Education Courses 22 credit hours
BIOL 100 Human Biology 3 credit hours
BIOL 102 Lab Experiences in Biology 1 credit hour
MIS 101 Intro to Computer Information Systems 3 credit hours
COMM 100 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 credit hours
ENG 101 English Composition I 3 credit hours
ENG 102 English Composition II 3 credit hours
HHP 200 Personal Wellness 3 credit hours
MATH 110 College Algebra 3 credit hours
Unspecified General Education Courses 30 credit hours
PSY 100 General Psychology (Recommended)  
Upper Division Integrative Courses 3 credit hours
IDS 400 Bioethics (Recommended)  
Department Cognate Courses (required) 6 credit hours
BIOL 230 Human Anatomy & Physiology 3 credit hours
BIOL 232 Anatomy of Humans Laboratory 1 credit hour
BIOL 245 Medical Terminology 2 credit hours
Department/Major Requirements 30 credit hours
Select a minimum of 30 credit hours from the following:  
MDI 410VA Cross Sectional Anatomy: Normal 4 credit hours
MDI 411VA Sectional Pathology and Variant Anatomy 4 credit hours
MDI 412VA CT Procedures 4 credit hours
MDI 413VA Computed Tomography Physics and Instrumentation 4 credit hours
MDI 417VA Magnetic Resonance Imaging Physics and Instrumentation 4 credit hours
MDI 419 Mammography for Radiologic Technologists (blended course) 4 credit hours
MDI 420VA Leadership & Management of Radiology 3 credit hours
MDI 422VA Advanced Patient Care for Imaging Professionals 2 credit hours
MDI 423VA Bone Densitometry Techniques 2 credit hours
MDI 424VA Advanced Mammography 2 credit hours
MDI 426VA Advanced Cardiovascular Interventional Technology 4 credit hours
MDI 427VA CVIT Pathology and Case Review 4 credit hours
MDI 429VA Digital Radiography 2 credit hours
MDI 430VA PACS Administration 2 credit hours
Free Electives   33 credit hours
124 credit hours