University of Nebraska Medical Center

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the Imaging Degree Advancement Option must:

  • Complete a minimum of 100 transferable semester hours, 40 hours of which come from specific college prerequisite courses (listed below)and a maximum of 60 semester hours from an accredited medical imaging and therapeutic sciences program.
  • Be a graduate of an accredited medical imaging and therapeutic sciences professional program and be registered and in good standing with the ARRT, ARDMS, CCI, and/or NMTCB and meet each of the following additional criteria:
    • Present a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) at time of application submission.
    • Present a professional program GPA of at least a 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) at time of application submission.
    • Provide proof of registration by the ARRT, ARDMS, CCI, and/or NMTCB.


Required Courses

Language/Social Sciences | 9 sem hrs
Such as composition, literature, communication, speech, foreign language, philosophy, sociology, psychology, art, history, religion, ethics, etc.
Mathematics | 3 sem hrs
Mathematics or Statistics
Natural Sciences | 9 sem hrs
Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Earth Science
Electives - 10-30 sem hrs
Subject to approval


Admit Terms

Application Opens

U.S. Application Deadline

Spring (Jan-May) July 1 November 15
Summer (May-Aug) July 1 April 1
Fall (Aug-Dec) July 1 June 15

Participant Requirements

Participants need to possess computer operating system skills and have easy access to a computer with a high speed Internet connection and up-to-date software. You may also need to purchase or have access to a digital camera and video camera. Finally, you may need access and permission to follow cases at the facility where you work.

Review the Computer Requirements.

Request a transcript evaluation.

All applications and transcripts are reviewed by the College's Enrollment Management and Student Affairs on a case-by-case basis. Grades lower than “C-” will not transfer for credit. Additional coursework may transfer for credit; course description and syllabus may be requested for evaluation of equivalency with UNMC.

Advanced Placement Program (AP), College Level Examination Program (CLEP), or Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) will not be accepted as credit toward the Mathematics, or Science requirements. Any AP, CLEP, or DANTES credit earned in these categories will be used as elective prerequisite credit only. A maximum of 6 semester hours of CLEP, AP, or DANTES will be accepted for transfer.

Applicants will be considered without regard to age, sex, race, color, national origin, religion, political beliefs, or disability. Motivational factors, life experience, patient care experience, maturity, and references are important factors in the admission process.