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)
  • Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging (3 credit hours)
  • Principles of Computed Tomography (4 credit hours)
  • Advanced Patient Care (1 credit hour)
  • Computed Tomography Protocols I (1 credit hour)

Spring Semester (12 credit hours)

  • CT/MRI Pathology (2 credit hours)
  • Computed Tomography Protocols II (1 credit hour)
  • CT Procedures I (3 credit hours)
  • 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)

  • CT Procedures II (3 credit hours)
  • 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)
  • Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging (3 credit hours)

Year 1: Spring Semester (5 credit hours)

  • CT/MRI Pathology (2 credit hours)
  • 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)

  • Advanced Patient Care (1 credit hour)
  • Computed Tomography Protocols I (1 credit hour)
  • Principles of Computed Tomography (4 credit hours)

Year 2: Spring Semester (7 credit hours)

  • CT Procedures I (3 credit hours)
  • Computed Tomography Protocols II (1 credit hour)
  • CT Externship I OR PH: 460 Public Health Preparedness (3 credit hours)

Year 2: Summer Semester (6 credit hours)

  • CT Procedures II (3 credit hours)
  • 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)

  • Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging (3 credit hours)
  • Principles of Computed Tomography (4 credit hours)
  • Advanced Patient Care (1 credit hour)
  • Computed Tomography Protocols (1 credit hour)

Spring Semester (9 credit hours)

  • CT/MRI Pathology (2 credit hours)
  • Computed Tomography Protocols II (1 credit hour)
  • CT Procedures I (3 credit hours)
  • CT Externship I (3 credit hours)

Summer Semester (6 credit hours)

  • CT Procedures II (3 credit hours)
  • 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)
  • Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging (3 credit hours)
  • Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (4 credit hours)
  • Advanced Patient Care (1 credit hour)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging Protocols I (1 credit hour)

Spring Semester (12 credit hours)

  • CT/MRI Pathology (2 credit hours)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging Protocols II (1 credit hour)
  • MRI Procedures I (3 credit hours)
  • MRI Externship OR PH: 460 Public Health Preparedness (3 credit hours)
  • PH: 480 Public Health Research and Evaluation (3 credit hours)

Summer Semester (9 credit hours)

  • MRI Procedures II (3 credit hours)
  • 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)
  • Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging (3 credit hours)

Year 1: Spring Semester (5 credit hours)

  • CT/MRI Pathology (2 credit hours)
  • 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)

  • Advanced Patient Care (1 credit hour)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging Protocols I (1 credit hour)
  • Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (4 credit hours)

Year 2: Spring Semester (7 credit hours)

  • MRI Procedures I (3 credit hours)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging Protocols II (1 credit hour)
  • MRI Externship I OR PH: 460 Public Health Preparedness (3 credit hours)

Year 2: Summer Semester (6 credit hours)

  • MRI Procedures II (3 credit hours)
  • 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)

  • Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging (3 credit hours)
  • Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (4 credit hours)
  • Advanced Patient Care (1 credit hour)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging Protocols I (1 credit hour)

Spring Semester (9 credit hours)

  • CT/MRI Pathology (2 credit hours)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging Protocols II (1 credit hour)
  • MRI Procedures I (3 credit hours)
  • MRI Externship I (3 credit hours)

Summer Semester (6 credit hours)

  • MRI Procedures II (3 credit hours)
  • MRI Externship II (3 credit hours)