Bachelor of Science in Radiology Management
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
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. This program will help prepare graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills for employment opportunities in orthopedic clinics, diagnostic imaging, and hospitals.
The Associate in Applied Science in Radiology Program is currently on probationary status with JRCERT due to non-compliance with Standard Six: Objective 6.1 – Lack of assurance that the program maintains 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.
Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
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
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.
This program will help prepare graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills for employment opportunities in a variety of medical settings, such as orthopedic clinics, diagnostic imaging clinics, and hospitals.
For students entering any of the diagnostic imaging programs, completion of a background check is required. Please use the following link to complete the process and allow 3 to 5 business days for results to post.