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Whatever your current interests or career goals are in the field of medical diagnostic imaging, the Department of Allied Health has a program that will work for you. The Department offers one associate’s degree in Radiologic Technology and two bachelor’s degrees in Medical Diagnostic Imaging, one that offers a broad imaging spectrum and one with an emphasis in sonography. Unlike many degree programs at Fort Hays State University, you must also apply for admission to the Allied Health programs.
For registered radiologic technologists interested in continuing their education, Fort Hays State University is one of the few programs in the country to offer the Bachelor of Science in Medical Diagnostic Imaging (broad imaging spectrum) completely online, along with four career-enhancing certificates.
Associate of Science in Radiologic TechnologyThe first step
towards a successful career is the A.S. degree in Radiologic Technology.
The number of students admitted into this program is restricted by the
availability of affiliated clinical education centers located throughout
Kansas and Colorado. If you wish to be considered for selection, you
must submit your completed application materials by January 31. After
completing this program,you will be eligible for registration by the
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
Learn more about The Radiologic Technology Program Mission and Philosophy.View the A.S. in Radiologic Technology program of study.View the Radiologic Technology Student HandbookLearn more about admissions requirements and application procedures.
Bachelor of Science in Medical Diagnostic Imaging (on campus)
Increased technology has prompted many hospitals to seek to employ RTs who have been trained in two or more skilled areas. This program provides you the opportunity to pursue cross-training in various areas of advanced imaging. A variety of courses are offered throughout the year in modalities such as computed tomography (CT), diagnostic medical sonography (DMS), cardiovascular-interventional technology (CVIT), mammography (M), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), or bone densitometry (BD). Admission to this program is restricted to students who are currently enrolled in an accredited radiologic technology program or students who have completed an accredited radiologic technology program.
View the B.S. in Medical Diagnostic Imaging program of study. Learn more about admissions requirements and application procedures.
Bachelor of Science in Medical Diagnostic Imaging, emphasis in Ultrasound
With the completion of this program, you can add specialized training in sonography to your list of credentials and career opportunities. A diagnostic medical sonographer is a key member of the health care team and provides individualized care to a variety of patients using ultrasound equipment to create images of internal organs, tissues, and blood flow. An extensive, 21-month program, which includes a 12-month clinical experience exposes you to a large volume and variety of examinations to obtain the skills necessary to perform in a specific ultrasound specialty. Upon successful completion of this program, you would be eligible for registry examination in physics and instrumentation, abdomen and superficial structures, obstetrics and gynecology, and vascular technology by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).
Learn more about the B.S. in Medical Diagnostic Imaging, emphasis in Ultrasound, including the program of study, admissions requirements and much more.
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 bachelor's degree in Medical Diagnostic Imaging, your opportunities for career advancement greatly increase. Fort Hays State University offers students of accredited radiologic technology programs and registered technologists 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 courses in modalities such as computed tomography (CT), cardiovascular-interventional technology (CVIT),mammography (M), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and bone densitometry (BD).
View the Curriculum for the online B.S. in Medical Diagnostic Imaging. Learn more about the online course availability, by semester for Medical Diagnostic Imaging. Find out more information about Program Eligibility, Transfer of Credit, and Admission.
ONLINE Certificate Programs
With new and advanced imaging tools available today, the role of radiologic technologists has expanded, along with career opportunities. In as little as two semesters, you can have the education and training you need to:
As a radiologic technologist, choose to earn a certificate in one of several modalities of advanced imaging:
Learn more about the courses required for FHSU’s online certificates in Medical Diagnostic Imaging.
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