Bachelor of Science Degree in Radiology Management
54 WEEK PROGRAM
The Radiology Management program is designed to help the Imaging professional prepare for the many types of leadership positions available in the Radiologic Sciences.The degree program will provide essential information relative to the most current trends and effective management practices in Radiology.
The program core content focuses on the Association for Medical Imaging Management’s (AHRA) professional development resources along with current medical procedures.
These procedures include courses that apply the electronic medical record conversion with PACS systems and Joint Commission practices.
Associate of Applied Science in Radiological Sciences
96 WEEK PROGRAM
Radiological technologist is a healthcare professional who uses specialized X-Ray equipment to create images of structures inside the human body. They must be able to interact with people who range from healthy to critically ill. Technologists will be supervised by board certified radiologists.
This course is designed to prepare the student to perform clinical examinations of the human body with special consideration to image production and analysis, quality control, radiation protection, patient care, and radiographic equipment. Graduates will be able to obtain employment in orthopedic clinics, diagnostic imaging clinics, and hospitals.
The Associate in Applied Science in Radiology Program is currently on probationary status with JRCERT due to non-compliance with Standard Five: Objective 5.2 – Lack of assurance that the program documents the following program effectiveness data: Five-year average credentialing examination pass rate of not less than 75 percent at first attempt within six months of graduation. For more information, please see Program Effectiveness Data.
Imaging Sciences Certificate in Computed Tomography
36 WEEK PROGRAM
This program is designed to prepare registered radiology technologist (RT) within a radiology field to advance in their career and be proficient to participate in a different modality within their profession.
This certificate will serve as specialty advancement in radiology from as an Associates Degree in Radiology to a Certification in Computed Tomography. The program emphasis includes course material specialized in the Computed Tomography modality such as: CT Sectional Anatomy, CT Procedures, CT Physics, and CT instrumentations.
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
104 WEEK PROGRAM
The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at Southwest University is committed to excellence in education, demonstrated by providing a comprehensive program to students. The program supports the vision, values, and mission of Southwest University by striving to be the premier diagnostic medical sonography training program in our community.
Associate of Applied Science in Magnetic Resonance Imaging
96 WEEK PROGRAM
M.R.I. Technologists are healthcare professionals who use specialized M.R.I. equipment to create images of structures inside the human body. They must be able to communicate effectively with people at all health levels.
Throughout the program, M.R.I. Technologists will be supervised by board certified radiologists, who will guide and facilitate learning experiences. Graduates will be able to obtain employment in a variety of medical settings, such as orthopedic clinics, diagnostic imaging clinics, and hospitals.