UC Blue Ash College
Online Bachelor of Radiation Science Technology

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Picture Your Future as a Leader in Radiologic Technology.

Be the Image of Leadership.

Can you see yourself as a leader in the high-tech world of health care? An online Bachelor of Radiation Science Technology from UC Blue Ash College can bring your vision to life. Learn radiologic technology and science from experts and position yourself to become a decision-maker in a growing field.

  • 100% online — No campus visits required
  • Focused internship — Choose Management or Education
  • World-class faculty — Learn from experts in the field
  • Growing Industry- 84,000 new jobs projected (2012-2022)
  • Transfer credits accepted

We make it possible. You make it happen. UC Blue Ash is molding a new generation of educational and management professionals in medical imaging and the radiologic sciences.

  • Develop advanced technical competencies in pathophysiology and CT science.
  • Build leadership abilities through coursework in research, ethics, workplace education and communication strategy.
  • Shape the future of health care with a dynamic degree delivered by industry specialists.

Pursue a Top 15 Health Care Job for Projected Employment Growth

Health care is the largest and fastest growing field in the United States. Within the health care arena, radiation science technology is universally recognized as an industry on the rise – in fact, U.S. News & World Report lists medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals among the top 15 health care jobs for employment growth. An online radiology degree from UC Blue Ash can give you the tools to approach leadership roles with confidence and competence.

The field of medical imaging and radiologic sciences is expected to grow by 26% from 2012 to 2022, resulting in more than 84,000 new jobs, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Professionals who hold a radiology degree are innovators, educators and managers in a variety of settings, including general medical and surgical hospitals, physicians’ offices, medical and diagnostic labs, outpatient imaging centers and specialty hospitals. A Bachelor of Radiation Science Technology can unlock a variety of high-level career opportunities, including:

  • Shift supervisor
  • Chief technologist
  • Clinical supervisor
  • Clinical instructor
  • Program director
  • Clinical supervisor
  • Computed tomography technologist

Who Should Choose an Online Radiologic Technology Degree?

The online Bachelor of Radiation Science Technology from UC Blue Ash is designed to promote marketability and career growth for candidates who hold an associate degree in medical imaging or radiation therapy along with the proper certification. There is no formal work experience requirement for admission. With many careers in radiation science technology having such a broad salary range, a radiology degree is a great way to maximize your value as a professional.

Salary Ranges for 7 Different Radiation Science Technology Professions***

  • Clinical Instructor – Low $47,840, High: $85,889
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer – Low: $44,990, High: $91,070
  • MRI Technologist – Low: $46,400, High: $89,130
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist – Low: $50,560, High: $93,320
  • Program Director – Low $70,143, High: $140,000
  • Radiologic Technologist – Low: $37,060, High: $77,160
  • Radiation Therapist – Low: $51,720, High: $113,810

Curriculum

The Bachelor of Radiation Science Technology features a multidisciplinary curriculum designed to develop your technical skills, theoretical knowledge and leadership abilities. Our program goes beyond the basics, exploring law, economics, research, communication, diversity and ethics to give you a leader’s versatility. The course content is intended to be applied immediately in the workplace to promote on-the-job visibility and help you reach new heights in your career. Our online radiology program includes an internship that gives you the option to focus on either management or education. The internship in radiation science helps to ensure that your education is real-world ready while also providing you with valuable experience and networking opportunities.

  • Management Internship — Work on projects in the field with a direct supervisor to hone critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Enhance your teambuilding and communication abilities to fortify your ability to lead.
  • Education Internship — Work with a faculty member to devise and execute a teaching plan. Create student outcomes, teach in classroom and lab settings, formulate student evaluations and explore the educational institution environment to gain valuable perspective.

Learn From Leaders

When you choose to pursue a radiologic science degree from UC Blue Ash, you position yourself to learn from bona fide industry leaders. Our faculty includes decision-makers from some of the foremost organizations in radiologic science and technology, including:

  • Julie Gill – Former President , Board of Directors for the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)
  • Tracy Herrmann – Chairman, Board of Directors for The Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiologic Sciences (AEIRS)
  • Barry Southers – President of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM)
  • Tiffany Roman – Board of Directors for the Ohio Society of Radiologic Technologists (OSRT)

About UC Blue Ash

Legacy and Leadership

The University of Cincinnati traces its origins to 1819, when Cincinnati College and the Medical College of Ohio were chartered. Over nearly two centuries, UC has built a well-deserved reputation for leading innovation, diversity and social progress. Today, UC is an internationally recognized research institution with more than 370 programs of study and an enrollment of more than 43,000 students.

Founded in 1967, the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash is the third-largest college by enrollment in the University of Cincinnati. At UC Blue Ash, our nearly 50 degree and certificate programs come with the highest level of structured support to give you the opportunity to shine. Our student-centric academic model uses small classes and exceptional teaching to foster free thinking and creativity. UC Blue Ash alumni are agents of change; advocates who challenge the status quo.

*http://money.usnews.com/careers/best-jobs/rankings/best-healthcare-jobs

**Data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (www.bls.gov). Projected job growth is for 2012-2022.

***Data provided by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists