Master of Science in Radiology Assistant
Rutgers University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Radiology Assistant program develops the students’ abilities to enhance patient care by extending the capacity of the radiologist in the diagnostic imaging environment.  Students will assist radiologists by performing patient assessments, handling patient management, and performing fluoroscopies and other radiology procedures.  Courses include Pathophysiology for Radiologist Assistants; Radiobiology, Radiation Safety, & Health Physics; Patient Assessment, Management & Education; Imaging Pathophysiology & Clinical Pathways; and Roles & Responsibilities in Radiology Procedures, Techniques & Quality Care.

Requirements

  • Suggested completion of an introduction to Pathophysiology, Human Disease, or equivalent course
  • Graduate of a Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology approved Diagnostic Radiography program
  • Possess a BS degree with an accumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Possess an up-to-date NJ Diagnostic Technologist license and/or current registration by the ARRT
  • Submit notarized copy of current ARRT registry and state license
  • Employed as a radiographer for a minimum of one year
  • Identify a radiology group to serve as your preceptor (academic/clinical) with signed agreement
  • Provide three letters of recommendation 
  • Provide personal statement
  • Provide proof of current BCLS certification

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education