Admission/Degree Requirements - Online RT to BS

Admission Requirements

  • Prerequisite Courses:
    • Rhetoric: RHET:1030 Accelerated Rhetoric
    • Natural Science: anatomy, one of these:
      • HHP:1100  Human Anatomy
      • HHP:1150  Human Anatomy with Lab
      • HHP:3105  Anatomy for Human Physiology
      • HHP:3115  Anatomy for Human Physiology with Lab
      • ACB:3110  Principles of Human Anatomy
    • AND one of these:
      • BIOL:1140  Human Biology
      • CHEM:1070  General Chemistry I or CHEM:1110 Principles of Chemistry I
      • HHP:1300  Fundamentals of Human Physiology
      • HHP:1350  Fundamentals of Human Physiology with Lab
      • HHP:3500  Human Physiology
      • HHP:3550  Human Physiology with Lab
      • PHYS:1400  Basic Physics or PHYS:1511 College Physics
    • Psychology: PSY:1001 Elementary Psychology
    • Quantitative/Formal Reasoning: one of these:
      • MATH:1440 Math for the Biological Sciences
      • MATH:1020 Elementary Functions
    • General Education: 3sh from 2 of the following areas:
      • Diversity and Inclusion (DI)
      • Historical Perspectives (HP)
      • International and Global Issues (IGI)
      • Literary, Visual, and Performing Arts (LVPA)
      • Values and Culture (VC)
    • Medical Terminology: CLSA:3750 Medical and Technical Terminology
  • 2.5 minimum cumulative college GPA in non-RT college courses
  • Completion of a Radiologic Technology program
  • ARRT radiography certification (national boards—60 sh credits are awarded)
  • All admission requirements must be completed or in progress prior to admission
  • Apply to the undergraduate College of Medicine Radiation Sciences major.
  • International students and students whose first language is not English: satisfaction of all UI Admissions requirements; completion of the English Language Requirements for Admission, the English Proficiency Evaluation, and all proficiency courses required for clearance to take a full academic load

Admission Notes

  • Deadlines: April 1 for summer or fall; November 1 for spring admit. Apply early; allow processing time.
  • Follow Admissions Profile instructions on MyUI to complete mandatory orientation and advising sessions.

Degree Requirements

1)  All courses for one of the following online modalities:

  • Cardiovascular Interventional
  • Computed Tomography
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging

2)  Stats and Management/Organization:

  • STAT:1020 Elementary Statistics & Inference or STAT:4143 Introduction to Statistical Methods
  • MGMT:2100 Intro to Management or COMM:1819 Organizational Leadership or MGMT:3500 Nonprofit Organizational Effectiveness I

3)  Semester hour, GPA, and Residency Requirements:

  • Successfully complete a minimum of 120 semester hours
  • Maintain a minimum 2.0 cumulative and UI GPA
  • Complete all modality courses with a C or above
  • complete a minimum of 30 consecutive sh in the College of Medicine

Required Courses

Cardio Vascular Interventional 23shSemester(s) offered
RSCI: 4110 Vascular Anatomy 3shSummer, Fall, Spring
RSCI: 4120 CVI Principles 4sh~Summer
RSCI: 4130 Electrocardiogram & Hemodynamics 3shFall, Spring
RSCI: 4140 CVI Peripheral Procedures & Pathology 3sh^Fall
RSCI: 4150 CVI Neuro & Nonvascular Procedures & Pathology 3sh^Fall
RSCI: 4160 CVI Cardiac Procedures & Pathology 4sh^+Spring
RSCT: 4100 Sectional Anatomy for Imaging Sciences 3shSummer, Fall, Spring

~Pre or Corequisite: RSCI:4110          ^ Prerequisite: RSCI:4120          + Corequisite: RSCI:4130

Computed Tomography 22shSemester(s) offered
RSCI: 4110 Vascular Anatomy 3shSummer, Fall, Spring
RSCI: 4130 Electrocardiogram & Hemodynamics 3shFall, Spring
RSCT: 4100 Sectional Anatomy for Imaging Sciences 3shSummer, Fall, Spring
RSCT: 4110 CT/MRI Pathology 3sh*Spring
RSCT: 4120 CT Procedures I 3sh*Fall
RSCT: 4125 CT Procedures II 3sh^~Spring
RSCT: 4130 CT Physical Principles & Quality Control 4shFall

* Pre or Corequisite: RSCT:4100       ^ Prerequisite: RSCT:4120        ~Pre or Corequisite: RSCI: 4110

Magnetic Resonance Imaging 25shSemester(s) offered
RSCT: 4100 Sectional Anatomy for Imaging Sciences 3shSummer, Fall, Spring
RSMR: 4110 Fundamentals for the MRI TechnologistSummer, Spring
RSMR: 4120 MRI Procedures I 4sh*~Fall
RSMR: 4130 MRI Procedures II 3sh^Spring
RSMR: 4140 MRI Acquisition & Principles I 3sh~Fall
RSMR: 4150 MRI Acquisition & Principles II 3sh+Spring
RSCI: 4110 Vascular Anatomy 3shSummer, Fall, Spring
RSCT: 4110 CT/MRI Pathology 3sh*Spring

* Prerequisite: RSCT:4100        ~ Prereq: RSMR:4110        ^ Prereq: RSMR:4120        + Prereq: RSMR:4140

Course Schedules (to accommodate course sequencing and semester offerings; note the start [admit] session)

CT

Part Time

SUMMERSHFALLSHSPRINGSH
1st Semester 2nd Semester 3rd Semester 
Sectional Anatomy3Procedures I3Pathology3
Vascular Anatomy3Principles & QC4Procedures II3
Total6 7 6
4th Semester 5th Semester   
Management3ECG3  
Statistics3Elective2  
Total6 5 30


Full Time

FALLSHSPRINGSHSUMMERSH
Vascular Anatomy3Pathology3Statistics3
Sectional Anatomy3Procedures II3Elective2
Procedures I3ECG3 5
Principles & QC4Management3  
Total13 12 30

CVI

Part Time

FALLSHSPRINGSHSUMMERSH
1st Semester 2nd Semester33rd Semester4
Sectional Anatomy3Vascular Anatomy3CVI Principles1
Statistics3Management6Elective5
Total6    
4th Semester 5th Semester   
Neuro Procedures3ECG3  
Peripheral Procedures3Cardiac Procedures4  
Total6 7 30


Full Time

SUMMERSHFALLSHSPRINGSH
Vascular Anatomy3Sectional Anatomy3ECG3
CVI Principles4Neuro Procedures3Cardiac Procedures4
  Peripheral Procedures3Statistics3
  Management3Elective*1
Total7 12 11
Total    30

*Need 2sh to be FT

MRI

Part Time

SUMMERSHFALLSHSPRINGSH
1st Semester 2nd Semester 3rd Semester 
Sectional Anatomy3Procedures I4Procedures II3
Fundamentals3Principles I3Principles II3
Total6 7 6
4th Semester 5th Semester 6th Semester 
Vascular Anatomy3Management3Pathology3
  Statistics3 3
Total3 6 31


Full Time

SUMMERSHFALLSHSPRINGSH
Fundamentals3Vascular Anatomy3Procedures II3
Sectional Anatomy3Management3Principles II3
  Procedures I4Pathology3
  Principles I3Statistics3
Total  13 12
Total6   31