Curriculum Options

A student must earn a minimum of 124 credit hours to earn the Bachelor of Health Sciences Degree.

  • General Education Courses: 91 credit hours
  • Medical Imaging Courses: 33 credit hours

General Education Requirements

Complete, at the minimum, 82 semester hours of credit accepted by Allen College prior to matriculation at Allen College.  Students may complete social sciences, natural sciences, and mathematics electives and general elective courses while enrolled in the MI program.  Students may attend a regionally accredited institution of their choice to complete the required general education.

Humanities: (9 credit hours)

  • Intermediate Written Communication (3 credit hours)
  • Oral Communication (3 credit hours)
  • Humanities electives **(3 credit hours) Defined by Allen College as Art, Music, Theater, Dance, English, Foreign Language, Philosophy, History, Cultures, Civilization, Literature, Religion, Economics, and Communication Arts.

Social Sciences: (15 credit hours)

  • Sociology (3 credit hours)
  • Psychology (3 credit hours)
  • Social Science electives (9 credit hours) Defined by Allen College as Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology.

Natural Sciences and Mathematics: (18 credit hours)

  • Anatomy & Physiology with lab (6 credit hours)
  • General Physics (3 credit hours)
  • College-level algebra or higher (3 credit hours)
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics electives (6 credit hours) Defined by Allen College as Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, Mathematics, and Physics.

General Electives: (49 credit hours)

  • Diversity elective (3 credit hours)
  • General electives (46 credit hours)

Sample Curriculum Plans (all curriculum plans are examples and are subject to change):

CT Options

MRI Options

CT Full-Time

A minimum of  33 credit hours in required Medical Imaging coursework must be completed at Allen College.

Fall Semester (12 credit hours)

  • PH:410 The American Health Care System (3 credit hours)
  • MI:400 Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging (3 credit hours)
  • MI:405 Principles of Computed Tomography (4 credit hours)
  • MI:425 Computed Tomography Protocols (2 credit hours)

Spring Semester (12 credit hours)

  • MI:440 CT/MRI Pathology (2 credit hours)
  • MI:420 Advanced Patient Care (1 credit hour)
  • MI:435 CT Procedures I (3 credit hours)
  • MI:445 CT Externship I OR PH:460 Public Health Preparedness (3 credit hours)
  • PH: 480 Public Health Research and Evaluation (3 credit hours)

Summer Semester (9 credit hours)

  • MI:455 CT Procedures II (3 credit hours)
  • MI:465 CT Externship II OR PH:476 Introduction to Global Health (3 credit hours)
  • PH: 490 Ethics, Law, and Health Care Policy (3 credit hours)

CT Part-Time

A minimum of 33 credit hours in required Medical Imaging coursework must be completed at Allen College.

Year 1: Fall Semester (6 credit hours)

  • PH:410 The American Health Care System (3 credit hours)
  • MI:400 Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging (3 credit hours)

Year 1: Spring Semester (6 credit hours)

  • MI:440 CT/MRI Pathology (2 credit hours)
  • MI:420 Advanced Patient Care (1 credit hour)
  • PH: 480 Public Health Research and Evaluation (3 credit hours)

Year 1: Summer Semester (3 credit hours)

  • PH: 490 Ethics, Law, and Health Care Policy (3 credit hours)

Year 2: Fall Semester (6 credit hours)

  • MI:425 Computed Tomography Protocols (2 credit hours)
  • MI:405 Principles of Computed Tomography (4 credit hours)

Year 2: Spring Semester (6 credit hours)

  • MI:435 CT Procedures I (3 credit hours)
  • MI:445 CT Externship I OR PH:460 Public Health Preparedness (3 credit hours)

Year 2: Summer Semester (6 credit hours)

  • MI:455 CT Procedures II (3 credit hours)
  • MI:465 CT Externship II OR PH:476 Introduction to Global Health (3 credit hours)

CT Certificate Option

A minimum of 24 credit hours in required Medical Imaging coursework must be completed at Allen College.

Must be an ARRT Registered Technologist in one of the following:

  • Radiography
  • Nuclear medicine Technology (registration through NMTCB is also accepted)
  • Radiation Therapy

Fall Semester (9 credit hours)

  • MI:400 Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging (3 credit hours)
  • MI:405 Principles of Computed Tomography (4 credit hours)
  • MI:425 Computed Tomography Protocols (2 credit hour)

Spring Semester (9 credit hours)

  • MI:440 CT/MRI Pathology (2 credit hours)
  • MI:420 Advanced Patient Care (1 credit hour)
  • MI:435 CT Procedures I (3 credit hours)
  • MI:445 CT Externship I (3 credit hours)

Summer Semester (6 credit hours)

  • MI:455 CT Procedures II (3 credit hours)
  • MI:465 CT Externship II (3 credit hours)

MRI Full-Time

A minimum of 33 credit hours in required Medical Imaging coursework must be completed at Allen College.

Fall Semester (12 credit hours)

  • PH:410 The American Health Care System (3 credit hours)
  • MI:400 Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging (3 credit hours)
  • MI:410 Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (4 credit hours)
  • MI:430 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Protocols I (2 credit hours)

Spring Semester (12 credit hours)

  • MI:440 CT/MRI Pathology (2 credit hours)
  • MI:420 Advanced Patient Care (1 credit hour)
  • MI:450 MRI Procedures I (3 credit hours)
  • MI:460 MRI Externship I OR PH:460 Public Health Preparedness (3 credit hours)
  • PH:480 Public Health Research and Evaluation (3 credit hours)

Summer Semester (9 credit hours)

  • MI:470 MRI Procedures II (3 credit hours)
  • MI:480 MRI Externship II OR PH:476 Introduction to Global Health (3 credit hours)
  • PH:490 Ethics, Law and Health Care Policy (3 credit hours)

MRI Part-Time

A minimum of 33 credit hours in required Medical Imaging coursework must be completed at Allen College.

Year 1: Fall Semester (6 credit hours)

  • PH: 410 The American Health Care System (3 credit hours)
  • MI:400 Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging (3 credit hours)

Year 1: Spring Semester (6 credit hours)

  • MI:440 CT/MRI Pathology (2 credit hours)
  • MI:420 Advanced Patient Care (1 credit hour)
  • PH:480 Public Health Research and Evaluation (3 credit hours)

Year 1: Summer Semester (3 credit hours)

  • PH: 490 Ethics, Law, and Health Care Policy (3 credit hours)

Year 2: Fall Semester (6 credit hours)

  • MI:430 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Protocols I (2 credit hours)
  • MI:410 Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (4 credit hours)

Year 2: Spring Semester (6 credit hours)

  • MI:450 MRI Procedures I (3 credit hours)
  • MI:460 MRI Externship I OR PH:460 Public Health Preparedness (3 credit hours)

Year 2: Summer Semester (6 credit hours)

  • MI:470 MRI Procedures II (3 credit hours)
  • MI:480 MRI Externship II OR PH:476 Introduction to Global Health (3 credit hours)

MRI Certificate Option

A minimum of 24 credit hours in required Medical Imaging coursework must be completed at Allen College.

Must be an ARRT Registered Technologist in one of the following:

  • Radiography
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology (registration through NMTCB is also accepted)
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Sonography (registration through ARDMS is also accepted)

Fall Semester (9 credit hours)

  • MI:400 Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging (3 credit hours)
  • MI:410 Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (4 credit hours)
  • MI:430 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Protocols I (2 credit hours)

Spring Semester (9 credit hours)

  • MI:440 CT/MRI Pathology (2 credit hours)
  • MI:420 Advanced Patient Care (2 credit hours)
  • MI:450 MRI Procedures I (3 credit hours)
  • MI:460 MRI Externship I (3 credit hours)

Summer Semester (6 credit hours)

  • MI:470 MRI Procedures II (3 credit hours)
  • MI:480 MRI Externship II (3 credit hours)