B.S. in Radiologic Sciences (2+2)
Prepare to serve patients by using a variety of medical imaging techniques for examination, or administering radiation therapy treatments.
Utilizing specialized imaging equipment and advanced computer technology, the radiologic scientist is responsible for performing a variety of challenging and interesting examinations on a diverse patient population. Radiologic scientist works closely with other members of the healthcare profession and are vital in providing the images necessary for diagnosing disease and injury.
Radiologic sciences is a broad field that encompasses not only diagnostic radiology, but also bone densitometry, cardiovascular/interventional radiography, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), mammography, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy and sonography.
The curriculum for the Bachelor of Science in radiologic sciences is a two-phase program consisting of a two-year, 60-hour academic program in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Mississippi with a 2.5 GPA. The second phase is a two-year program at the University of Mississippi Medical Center or other such institution.
Students who attend the University of Mississippi in Oxford for their pre-requisites are not automatically admitted to the radiologic sciences program at the University of Mississippi in Jackson. Admission is competitive, and different radiologic sciences schools have different requirements.