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 first and second years, students must complete the prescribed coursework in the general college. After completion of the sophomore year, applicants competitively enter the Department of Health Sciences, UNC School of Medicine.
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 two area medical facilities – Duke University Health System and UNC Health.
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.