Medical Imaging Online Completion
The Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging program is a fully online, degree completion program designed specifically for medical imaging advancement. The program makes use of a balanced curricular approach by exposing the medical imaging professional to relevant field-related content such as advanced imaging, healthcare management, and technical specialties (like Quality Management and Imaging Informatics). The Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging program courses begin in the fall (August) and spring (January) semesters.
- Fully online (no required clinical experience)
- 8 week courses
- Flexible, full-time and part-time options
- Regionally accredited institution
- Professionally relevant and focused on medical imaging advancement
The program builds upon your previous college credits earned at other regionally accredited institutions as well as the professional certifications you have worked hard to achieve. Explore our website to learn more about how our dynamic program can meet the needs of working medical imaging professionals.
Pursuing Additional Certification
For students wishing to pursue advanced certification, the program curriculum will prepare them with the foundational theoretical knowledge required for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) post-primary certification exams in CT, MRI, Mammography, Bone Densitometry, and QM.
Note: Students preparing for the ARRT post-primary certification exams must meet clinical experience requirements not required with this program. A supporting objective of this program is to provide students with the theoretical knowledge necessary to successfully achieve select ARRT post-primary certification exams. Contact the ARRT for complete exam requirements.
ARRT Structured Education Requirements
Our Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MR), Mammography (M), Bone Densitometry (BD) and Quality Management (QM) courses exceed ARRT structured education requirements. Mercy College is an accredited institution and the ARRT recognizes this by providing 16 CEs for every 1 credit hour of didactic content related to the given certification exam.
Earning Credit For Your Imaging Credentials
Mercy College recognizes your commitment to the field by providing credit for your professional imaging certifications. The maximum credit provided for your credentials is equivalent to 39 credit hours.
- For those coming from a hospital-based program, you will earn 36 credit hours upon verification of ARRT/ARDMS/NMTCB certification.
- Those with an Associate Degree will be able to earn prior learning credit for their post-primary credentials.
- Please contact our admissions office today at 419-251-1339 to see how many credits your certifications are equivalent to.
- Credit is currently available for the following certifications: CT, MR, M, BD, CV, CI, VI, QM, CIIP, CRA, and CMD. It is also available if you have multiple primary certifications such as (R & T, R & N, etc.)
Do you live in an authorized state?
The Medical Imaging program can accept students from 47 of the 50 states with the exceptions being Connecticut, Massachusetts (regulations under review), and Wisconsin. If you live in a state that is not authorized and would like to be notified if authorization occurs, please complete this form.
Still have questions specific to the goals of the medical imaging program?
Contact the Program Director, Quentin T. Moore, MPH, R.T.(R)(T)(QM) directly at the information listed below or complete the form at the bottom of the page.
Quentin Moore, MPH, RT(R)(T)(QM)
Medical Imaging & Radiologic Technology Program Director
Email Mr. Moore
Quentin Moore, MPH, R.T.(R)(T)(QM) is the director of the Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging program at Mercy College. He is passionate about online education and providing exceptional learning experiences to facilitate upward career progression for working medical imaging professionals. Quentin is active professionally through his work with Image Gently, the World Federation of Pediatric Imaging, and the ASRT. He serves on the ASRT’s Editorial Review Board as a peer reviewer. His specific interests include the subjects of radiation protection, patient education, and quality improvement as it relates to diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy. Quentin is excited to share his professional experiences with you, to help you grow as healthcare professionals.