Programs

The UNC Division of Radiologic Science currently offers three educational programs.

Medical Imaging (Bachelor of Science)
The four year baccalaureate degree program prepares students to practice competently and effectively as medical imaging professionals in diverse healthcare environments. The academic and clinical foundation in the curriculum develops graduates with professional flexibility and adaptability to assume prominent roles and responsibilities after graduation in both career and scholarly pursuits. During the freshman and sophomore years, students must complete the prescribed coursework in The General College. After completion of the sophomore year, applicants competitively enter the Department of Allied Health Sciences, School of Medicine.
Radiography (Certificate)
The Certificate in Radiography program prepares students to practice competently and effectively as radiologic technologists (radiographers) in medical center settings and community hospitals. This 20 month program is a collaborative effort between UNC-CH and three area medical facilities- Alamance Regional Medical Center, Duke University Medical Center, and University of North Carolina Healthcare.
Radiologist Assistant (Masters in Radiologic Science)
The Radiologist Assistant program provides ARRT-certified radiographers an opportunity to pursue more professional responsibility acting under the direction of a radiologist while assisting with patient assessment, patient management and radiologic procedures. The 24-month UNC curriculum combines distance education web-based instruction and on-campus seminars with a radiologist directed clinical preceptorship.