Medical Imaging Online Completion | Mercy College

Medical Imaging Online Completion

Career Outlook

The Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging program provides students with a diversified plan of study in advanced imaging (CT and MRI), healthcare management, technical support knowledge (PACS and QM), and general studies in a balanced curriculum to prepare them for advancement in multiple career roles or continuation to graduate study. Employment opportunities include:

  • Advanced Imaging Modalities (CT/MRI)
  • Healthcare Management/Administration
  • PACS Administration
  • Quality Management
  • Education
  • Commercial/Industrial (sales/support)
  • Graduate School (Radiologist Assistant or other graduate studies)

Advanced Imaging Modalities (CT/MRI)
According to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2010-2011 Occupational Outlook Handbook, “Employment is projected to grow faster than average. Those with knowledge of more than one diagnostic imaging procedure—such as CT, MR, and mammography—will have the best employment opportunities.”

Health Care Management/Administration
A medical imaging manager, also known as a radiology administrator, directs and oversees a radiology department, medical imaging department or a medical imaging facility. A successful candidate for the position of medical imaging manager should have a four-year degree in medical imaging technology or health care administration.

The Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging program provides students the best of both worlds by delivering a baccalaureate level education with a study of medical imaging technology and health care administration to prepare well rounded students for opportunities in medical imaging management.