Radiation Sciences Programs

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    1. Apply by mid December to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Radiation Sciences Interest.
    2. Apply by January 15 to the professional program (track) -- a separate application for competitive selection.   

    RT to BS Degree

    For Radiologic Technologists who are ARRT(R) certified and plan to complete the degree online.

    1. Apply to the Radiation Sciences major in the undergraduate Carver College of Medicine.
    2. Call the Radiation Sciences office, 319-353-8388, to schedule a mandatory advising meeting.

    Students must complete the final consecutive 30 sh at Iowa: online CT, MRI, or CVI courses (22-25sh), two advanced courses (6sh), and electives (2-8sh).

    Student Selection

    Meeting the admission requirements does not guarantee acceptance to the respective professional programs. From the invited applicants, the Admissions Committee selects the interviewees it considers most qualified to succeed in the coursework and practice of the profession.

    To understand and gain valuable insight to the radiation sciences fields as it relates to the health care delivery system, students are strongly encouraged to visit with or job shadow radiation sciences professionals, volunteer or seek part-time employment in radiation sciences departments, hospitals, nursing homes, or clinics, and consider gaining direct patient care contact prior to application.

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