100% Online Bachelor of Science Degree
Radiologic technologists, as they advance through the field with a degree like East Tennessee State University's Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences, can expect job opportunities to rise and salaries to grow accordingly. Employment in this field is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.
The ETSU Online Radiologic Science degree completion program is designed for working radiologic professionals with an associate of applied science (A.A.S.) degree in Radiography Science. This online Bachelor of Science offers the opportunity for radiographers to obtain their B.S. degree by using more of their A.A.S. hours than would normally transfer to a four-year institution.
ETSU's Online Radiologic Sciences degree prepares students for career advancement within the field of Radiologic Sciences and Allied Health Services. Radiography students will study healthcare management, patient information and management, and health care law and compliance, among other topics, which will help successful candidates develop professional leadership skills and is well suited for those aiming to advance into management positions within the industry.
Our graduates are equipped with entry-level management, group dynamics, and supervisory skills as they relate to the allied health disciplines. Successful completion of this program will increase graduates' mobility into leadership positions in their respective professions.
ETSU's online Radiologic Science Degree Completion Program is open to students who have successfully completed an Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Science.
More information including curriculum and graduation requirements can be found in the ETSU Undergraduate Catalog entry for the B.S. in Radiologic Science.
Steps to Apply
Step 1 - Create your ETSU Application Account
Step 1 Create your ETSU Application Account by choosing the "Sign Up" option
Step 2 - Sign into the ETSU Application Portal
Step 2 Sign into the ETSU Application Portal and select "Start a New Application"
Step 3 - Complete the Remaining Fields
Step 3 Choose "Undergraduate," select your student type, select your start term, then choose Radiologic Science and complete the remainder of the form.
Why should a student pursue this program at ETSU? What makes it unique?The fully-online Radiologic Science B.S. completion program offers students who have already completed an associate degree in Radiologic Science the chance to complete a bachelor’s degree in a relatively short period of time. While many 4-year universities will not accept the majority of transfer credit from Associate of Applied Science programs, students who have already completed their associate degree will be awarded credit for 47 credit hours of major courses through the online degree completion program, allowing them to complete their bachelor’s degree in as few as 30 credit hours—that's only two semesters of work!
What is the most exciting aspect of this program?Earning a bachelor’s degree in Radiologic Science can increase the prospects for hiring and promotion for Radiologic Technologists, opening the door for them to pursue leadership roles within the healthcare field. The online degree completion program in Radiologic Science allows students to earn their bachelor’s degree while working in their chosen profession.
What accreditations apply to this program?ETSU’s Radiologic Science program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).
What are the job prospects with this degree?Students who graduate from the Radiologic Science B.S. completion program may go on to leadership positions within the healthcare field, medical or pharmaceutical sales, or teaching positions with allied health education programs. Graduates may also go on to graduate and professional programs, including application to Physician Assistant programs.
Do students need to have a background in this field? What are the prerequisites?Students must have completed an associate degree in Radiologic Technology and be licensed or license-eligible in their discipline in order to be eligible to the online Radiologic Science B.S. completion program.
Are the courses for this program asynchronous or synchronous?Courses in the Radiologic Science online B.S. completion program are completely asynchronous.
Does this program require an internship or field work?Students will complete a Clinical Education course in which they will be paired with a mentor to complete a professional project. This experience is designed to be flexible and work around the schedule of working professionals and may be completed in the student’s current workplace.
Is this program designed to meet the needs of adults who work full-time and/or have family obligations?
The online Radiologic Science B.S. completion program is designed to be flexible and adaptable in order to meet the needs of students who work full time and have family obligations. Students who pursue the program full time may complete the program in as few as two semesters. Students may also choose to go part time and take semesters off based on the demands of their busy lives. This makes the program ideal for those with familial or professional obligations.
Unofficial transcript evaluations can be completed for prospective students in order for them to see exactly how many classes would be required for them to graduate from the Radiologic Science online B.S. completion program. Students can email an unofficial copy of their transcript to BSAHonline@etsu.edu for a transcript evaluation and personalized plan of study!
How many spaces are available for each cohort?The Radiologic Science online B.S. completion program has an open enrollment policy. Students may begin the program in the Fall, Spring, or Summer semester, and there is no cap on the number of students who can enroll each semester.
Does the college/department offer scholarships?Yes, the College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences offers college-specific scholarships. Learn more at https://www.etsu.edu/crhs/scholarships.php.