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Radiologic Imaging Sciences, B.R.I.T.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #501 (ARWU) Kent, OH, United States
The Bachelor of Radiologic Imaging Sciences degree from the Kent State University is designed for students pursuing studies related to medical imaging.Job opportunities for CT and MRI technologists, sonographers and therapists exist in hospitals, surgical centers, clinics, physician offices and other healthcare facilities. .
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The Radiologic Imaging Sciences degree from the Kent State University comprising the following concentrations:

  • The Computed Tomography concentration uses specialized x-ray equipment to create sectional images of the human body. Each cross sectional image reveals complex information about body structures that are used for a variety of reasons (i.e., diagnostic, treatment planning, interventional or screening).
  • The Diagnostic Medical Sonography concentration uses medical ultrasound (high frequency sound waves that produce images of internal structures) to diagnose a variety of conditions and diseases, as well as monitor fetal development.
  • The Magnetic Resonance Imaging concentration uses a powerful magnet, radio waves, and computers to create sectional images of the human body. The images reveal complex information about body structures and the chemical changes that occur as a result of the onset of disease.
  • The Radiation Therapy concentration uses specialized high energy treatment units to administer therapeutic doses of radiation to cancer patients.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Computed Tomography concentrations will be able to:

  • Effectively utilize critical thinking and problem-solving skills when performing computed tomography procedures.
  • Communicate effectively in oral and written form with patients, families and members of the health care team.
  • Perform Computed Tomography procedures successfully and consistent with entry-level requirements of a registered CT technologist.Successfully perform computed tomography procedures.
  • Determine the value of professional growth and development and to conduct themselves in a professional manner.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Sectional Anatomy
  • Patient Management in Computed Tomography
  • Computed Tomography Clinical Education
  • Computed Tomography Techniques
  • Computed Tomography Procedures
  • Pathophysiology for Medical Imaging
  • Individual Investigation in Medical Imaging Directed Readings
  • Research in Medical Imaging

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • The freshman admission policy on the Kent Campus is selective. Admission decisions are based upon the following: cumulative grade point average, ACT and/or SAT scores, strength of high school college preparatory curriculum and grade trends. The Admissions Office at the Kent 
  • Campus may defer the admission of students who do not meet admissions criteria but who demonstrate areas of promise for successful college study. Deferred applicants may begin their college coursework at one of seven regional campuses of Kent State University.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20463 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20463 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20463 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20463 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11587 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11587 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Kent

  • 1036 - 1710 USD/month
    Living Costs

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