Radiologic Sciences Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Certificate Requirements: 18 Credit Hours

Policies, Requirements and Standards

Admission Standards

A. An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution.

B. Current professional certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board or the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography or equivalent. (If not yet certified, must become certified prior to the end of the first semester at Armstrong).

C. Grade point average of 2.5 or higher for all college work. 

Standards of Progression and Completion

A. Each student will file a program of study with Graduate Studies.

B. A minimum overall grade point average of B or better must be earned for the certificate to be awarded on the graduate level.

C. Students are encouraged to apply for graduation two semesters before the anticipated date of graduation. Note: A copy of the official program of study must accompany the candidate's application.

D. If any change in the approved program of study is required, an amended program of study, signed by the student, the advisor, and the program coordinator must be submitted to Graduate Studies.

E. Consistent with Graduate Studies policies, any student who earns a grade of C will be placed on academic probation. Students who earn a C in any required course should meet with their academic advisor (and other appropriate professors) to develop a plan to enhance future success.

F. Students may attempt any given course no more than two times. A student who does not receive a grade of C or higher in a given course after two attempts will not be allowed to continue in the program.

Program of Study

Credit Hours
RADS   6000Foundations of Radiologic Sciences3
RADS   6005Emerging Trends in Radiologic Sciences3
RADS   6010Principles of Accreditation Concepts3
RADS   6020Fundamental Administration Topics in Radiologic Sciences3
RADS   6030Picture Archiving and Communication Systems3
RADS   6040Global Health Issues3
Total hours:18