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Radiologic Technology

Bachelor of Science Degree

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Radiologic Technology offers exciting educational and career opportunities for students wishing to combine an interest in the sciences with diagnostic imaging. As vital members of the health care team, radiologic technologists perform diagnostic imaging tests used to prevent, diagnose, and treat disease. The practice of modern medicine would not be possible without diagnostic imaging.

Radiologic Technologists have diverse career opportunities in hospital, clinic, university, and government laboratories. They can pursue advanced imaging such as MRI and CT certifications. Graduates are qualified to enter graduate programs leading to master's and doctoral degrees. Radiologic technology is a very good choice of undergraduate major for those interested in professional school because it provides an excellent foundation in diagnostic medicine.

Classroom learning is reinforced in most courses through practical laboratory experiences. Before admission to the radiologic technology training program at Central's affiliated hospitals, a student must first earn a minimum of 66 semester hours of college credit. After a satisfactory completion of the training program, students are awarded a degree and are eligible and expected to take the national certification examination.

Career Services

UCM's Office of Career Services assists students seeking internships, summer and campus jobs, part-time, and full-time employment. They also provide assistance with writing cover letters and resumes and offer a career library, mock interviews, and career counseling. The office also serves representatives of business, government, industry, and education who are looking for prospective employees. Over 700 employers visit UCM each year to conduct interviews on campus. Career Services may be reached at 660-543-4985 or careers@ucmo.edu. Visit their website at ucmo.edu/career/students.

Scholarships & Financial Aid

UCM's Student Financial Services Office offers nearly $7 million in merit-based scholarships each year to students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, special talents, or potential in a specific field of study. The primary mission of the office is to help students and their families identify and apply for appropriate financial resources to help pay the educational and living expenses they'll incur to attend UCM. Student Financial Services may be reached at 660-543-8266 or visit their website at ucmo.edu/sfs.

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