The Bachelor of Science in radiologic technology is an advanced standing program designed for the registered radiologic technologists. The program provides educational opportunities for graduates of accredited programs in radiography and are certified to practice. The program offers career mobility and educational articulation for the students.

Registered radiological technologists who are graduates from an accredited two-year, hospital-based program may receive up to 54 transfer credits toward the Bachelor of Science degree, depending on the evaluation of the hospital training transcript. Additional transfer credits may be granted for courses taken at accredited collegiate institutions. Associate degree applicants may receive up to 60 transfer credits.

  • Employment rate in various healthcare agencies in the tri-state area – 100%
  • Salary range after completion of Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology degree by the Bureau of Labor Statistics –  $67,000 – $72,000

Admission Requirements

  • Satisfactory Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American College Testing (ACT) scores
  • Transcripts from all prior institutions, a minimum cumulative grade point ratio (CGPR) of 2.50
  • Two letters of recommendation that attest to the candidate’s character and ability to succeed academically and proof of licence/certification as a Radiographer.

Degree Plan

BS Radiologic Technology (Students with a Hospital-Based Radiology Program)

Upon the completion of a hospital-based program in Radiography and passing a licensure/credentialing examination, Fairleigh Dickinson University will award up to fifty-four (54) credits towards a Bachelors of Science in Radiologic Technology.  These transfer credits satisfy the lower division B.S. degree requirements.  The remaining credits needed for the B.S. in Radiologic Technology are listed below:

Core Requirements(36 credits)

Foundation Courses (28 credits)

University Requirements (8 credits)

Major Requirements(30 credits)

  • MEDT4301     American Health Care
  • MEDT4302     Health Care Law and Policy
  • MEDT4420     Fundamentals of Health Care Management
  • MEDT4430     Introduction to Research
  • MGMT2600    Organization Behavior
  • MGMT3700    Human Resource Management
  • NURS2210     Pathophysiology
  • NURS3208     Introduction to Health Care Economics
  • RADT4002     Advanced Radiologic Science I
  • RADT4003     Advanced Radiologic Science II

A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation.

BS Radiologic Technology (Students with an Associate Degree)

Upon the completion of an Associate degree program in Radiology and passing a licensure/credentialing examination, Fairleigh Dickinson University will award up to sixty (60) credits toward a Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology. These transfer credits will satisfy the lower division B.S. degree requirements. The remaining credits needed for the B.S. in Radiological Technology are listed below.

Core Requirements (28 credits)

General Education Courses (22 credits)

  • CSCI1105      Computer and Computer Software
  • MATH1107     Pre Calculus
  • PSYC1201     General Psychology
  • PSYC2210     Psychological  Statistics
  • SPAN1111     Spanish for Health Personnel
  • SPCH1155     Public Speaking
  • English Literature Elective

University Requirements (6 credits)

  • UNIV2001       Cross-cultural Perspectives
  • UNIV2002       Global Issues

Major Requirements (33 credits)

  • MEDT1130     Bioethics
  • MEDT4301     American Health Care
  • MEDT4302     Health Care Law and Policy
  • NURS4420     Fundamentals of Health Care Management
  • NURS4430     Introduction to Research
  • MGMT2600     Organization Behavior
  • MGMT3700     Human Resource Management
  • NURS2210     Pathophysiology
  • NURS3208     Introduction to Health Care Economics
  • RADT4002     Advanced Radiologic Science I
  • RADT4003     Advanced Radiologic Science II

A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation.

Special Information

The program is offered on a part-time or full-time basis. Graduates of FDU’s Associate in Science degree in Radiography who take 12 to 15 credits per year may complete the program in four years. Radiographers with certificates or associate degrees who carry 12 to 17 credits per year can complete the curriculum in five years. The curriculum is interdisciplinary in structure with courses in the liberal arts and sciences.

Contact Information
Prof. Marilyn R. Rubin
201-692-2847
rubin@fdu.edu

Course Descriptions