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Comprehensive Medical Imaging, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Paradise, NV, United States
The comprehensive medical imaging program at UNLV is an innovative academic program designed to educate students in a foundation of mathematics and the sciences applicable to the interdisciplinary and applied science of diagnostic imaging. 

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Learning Objectives

  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology of importance to imaging professionals.
  • Familiarity with the law and ethics applicable to imaging professionals.
  • Familiarity with the structure and organization of hospital imaging departments.
  • Knowledge of basic patient care procedures.
  • In-depth knowledge of the fundamental principles and techniques of the student’s chosen imaging modality (CT, MRI, or Ultrasound).
  • Basic knowledge of the fundamental principles and techniques of all the major imaging modalities including, CT, MRI, Ultrasound and nuclear medicine (PET and SPECT).
  • Understanding of the basic principles associated with radiation science and safety.
  • Knowledge of the chemical and biological effects of radiation.
  • Understanding of basic sectional (transverse, sagittal and coronal) anatomy in medical imaging.
  • Obtain a strong foundation in the basic sciences.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • The program currently offers theoretical and clinical course work in the advanced level modalities of Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Ultrasound.
  • Graduates of the program will meet the demand for professional personnel to perform patient imaging procedures on state-of-the-art advanced imaging systems, process and enhance computer images, prepare and administer contrast agents, maintain strict quality control guidelines, and conduct research in the comprehensive medical imaging area.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

Freshman applicants are admissible with either a 3.0 core GPA (calculated based on English, math, social science, and natural science) from the high school transcript, a 1120 SAT score, a 22 ACT composite score, or a Nevada Advanced High School Diploma.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19670 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19670 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5760 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Paradise

  • 1088 - 1680 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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