Radiation Sciences Programs

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  • UI Health Care has a proud academic tradition of preparing students for successful careers in the radiation sciences. Today, that tradition continues through its strong curriculum, quality clinical experience and commitment to undergraduate education.

    Professionals in the field collaborate with patients, physicians, and other health care professionals to create images or provide treatment using highly sophisticated equipment.

    Degree Options

    Track Degree Requirements *

    The Radiation Sciences baccalaureate program confers a Bachelor of Science degree through the Carver College of Medicine in one of the following tracks:

    Each track has selective admission and 2 professional areas of focus.

    Track Prerequisites Curriculum Students Accepted  
    DMS Cardiac 1 year 3 years 4
    DMS General 1 year 3 years 8
    RT/CT 1 year 3 years 6
    RT/CVI 1 year 3 years 2
    RT/MRI 1 year 3 years 6
    Therapy/CT 2 years 2 years 7

    RT to BS Degree Requirements ^

    ^ Beginning with summer 2015, all general education courses must be completed prior to admission. Students must complete the final consecutive 30 sh at Iowa.  See the Transfer Credit page for more info.

    Non-Degree Option

    Upon completion of primary ARRT certification in Radiologic Technology, Radiation Therapy or Nuclear Medicine Technology, students can complete online education courses without admission to a UI degree program. The student would be considered a non-degree student through the Division of Continuing Education. Use the Distance Education links located on the left NavBar for more information. Online courses include CT, MRI, CVI and Sonography.

    Nuclear Medicine Technology

    Students interested in Nuclear Medicine Technology should visit: www.medicine.uiowa.edu/NMT