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Radiologic Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The mission of the Radiologic Science Program at Northern Kentucky University is to prepare students for entry into the profession of diagnostic radiography. The program provides students with the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills necessary to achieve clinical competence, which includes the safe use of ionizing radiation and quality patient care. The program is committed to the concept of life-long learning and promotes standards of professionalism that will serve radiographers throughout their professional careers.

Learning outcomes

The Radiologic Science program is affiliated with 10 hospitals in the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati area.  The program also maintains affiliations with area orthopedic offices and outpatient imaging centers to provide students with experience in these types of setting.

The Radiologic Science program at NKU provides students the opportunity to enter into a rapidly advancing field, full of cutting edge scientific progress, utilizing state of the art equipment, in a growing profession that offers a fulfilling and promising future. 

Graduates find employment in hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices and various other healthcare settings. Career advancement opportunities include computed tomography (CT), mammography, cardiovascular/interventional and management, to name a few.

Accreditation

The NKU Radiologic Science Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • National students deadline for fall: 15 September
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Introduction to Physics
  • Physiological Chemistry
  • College Writing
  • Math General Studies Elective

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    55

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General Requirements

  • All undergraduate students can complete NKU's Online Application to begin the process of applying to NKU. 
  • $40 application fee
  • Submit passport photocopy
  • Official Transcripts
  • Proof of English Fluency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19872 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9936 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19872 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9936 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4956 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Highland Heights

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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