Radiologic Sciences BS Degree Bridge Program
Students who already have completed college coursework related to radiological sciences may be qualified to earn a bachelors degree in Radiological Sciences through Armstrong Atlantic State Universities’ Radiologic Sciences BS Bridge program. This program is designed for students who already have core science credits completed and just require the advanced clinical courses needed to earn a Bachelors of Science in Radiological Sciences. This degree was designed for individuals who wish to advance their current career in Radiation Therapy, Clinical Supervision, Radiological Education and Radiology production specialists.
To be admitted into this program, students must be a graduate of a joint review committee on education in a Radiological or Nuclear Medicine Technology accredited program. In addition, students must be currently certified by the AART or NMTCB in radiography, nuclear medicine or radiation therapy. Of the 129 total credit hours required, 45 hours of degree requirements must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 or higher before admission into this program. The completed courses also must include Anatomy and Physiology I and II or their equivalent.
Many credits will be completed before students enter the program. It is recommended that potential students contact one of Armstrong’s many academic advisors before application to see what courses are required to complete this degree program. The core of this program is a combination of clinical internship and clinical education courses. The clinical internship can be completed at any accredited clinical education site, allowing students who live outside of Georgia to complete the in-clinic education with minimal travel; 33 credits of advanced clinical education will be completed online through Armstrong’s internet learning program. Students will be able to select a specialization in MRI, CAT and Mammography when choosing their courses.
Tuition Basis :credits
- Graduate of a Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic or Nuclear Medicine Technology accredited program
- Regular admission to Armstrong Atlantic State University
- Grade point average of 2.5 or higher for all college work
- Certification by the ARRT or NMTCB in radiography, nuclear medicine or radiation therapy (if not yet certified, must become certified prior to the end of the first semester at Armstrong).
- Before beginning any of the professional courses, the following must be successfully completed:
- At least 45 semester hours of degree requirements (RT certification applies towards these hours)
- Anatomy and Physiology I and II or equivalent
- Two college English courses and one college algebra course.
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
The clinical education component must be completed at an accredited healthcare organization. All clinical education courses can be conducted at sites close to where the students live.
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