Admission to the CVIT Program

Cardiovascular Interventional Technology Fast Facts

Degrees Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Radiation Science Technology
Post-Baccalaureate Professional Certificate in Cardiovascular Interventional Technology

The program is 12 months in length starting in August and ending in August the following year. Program education covers both vascular and cardiac interventional technology.
The Bachelor of Science in Radiation Science Technology degree is earned by 27 hours of prerequisite coursework, 60 hour maximum credit hour award for a successfully completed radiography program, and approximately 33 hours acquired from completion of the UNMC CVIT Program.

Admissions Requirements:
Admission to the CVIT Program requires the applicant to successfully complete the following prior to matriculation:

  • Graduate from an accredited Radiography Program
  • Registered and in good standing with the ARRT
  • Completion of the following 27 semester hours of required prerequisite course work:
    • Language/Social Sciences (12 semester hours)
      • Coursework meeting this requirement may include but is not limited to composition, literature, communication, speech, foreign language, philosophy, sociology, psychology, art, history, religion.
    • Mathematics (3 semester hours)
      • Mathematics or statistics
    • Natural Sciences (12 semester hours)
      • Course work meeting this requirement may include but is not limited to biology, chemistry, physics, anatomy, physiology or earth science.

*Advanced Placement:
A maximum of 6 College Level Examination Program (CLEP) or Advanced Placement (AP) semester
hours will be accepted for transfer. CLEP semester hours in math and science will not be accepted & no
more than 3 CLEP or AP hours of English Composition will be accepted.

College prerequisites, course requirements, and program requirements are subject to change.

Application Checklist:
Required by the School of Allied Health Professions Academic and Student Affairs
1. On-line Application for Undergraduate Admission
2. $70 non-refundable application processing fee
3. One (1) set of official transcripts 
4. Resume
5. English proficiency requirement, if your native language is not English.
6. Foreign transcripts, if you completed coursework from an institution outside the USA.

Required by Radiation Science Education – CVIT Program
1. Completion of 27 semester hours prior to matriculation
-Grades lower than “C-” will not transfer to UNMC for credit
2. ARRT registered in Radiography and in good standing
3. Completion of an accredited Radiography program 
4. Three (3) letters of recommendation 
5. Written narrative

Application Deadline