University of Nebraska Medical Center

Admission Requirements

  1. Graduate from an accredited Radiography program. Students in their final months of study are eligible to apply.
  2. American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification and registration in radiography.
  3. Undergraduate cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) at time of application submission.
  4. Radiography program GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) at time of application submission.
It is recommended to complete a shadow experience in an IR and/or Cath Lab Department. (Email to schedule a shadow experience.)

CVIT Admissions Policies are in the College of Allied Health Professions Handbook.

Enrollment in each program is limited and competitive. The admissions committee of each program, composed of program faculty and administration, evaluates the qualifications of each applicant and makes the final selections for admission.

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.

All required didactic and clinical courses must be completed with a minimum letter grade of C- or better to meet requirements for graduation from the program. Grades lower than a "C-" will not transfer to UNMC for credit. [Exceptions to this policy due to COVID-19]

Transfer credits

A Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Imaging and Therapeutic Sciences at UNMC is available to registered radiographers entering the program with an associate's degree. A Post-Baccalaureate Professional Certificate is also offered. The technologist must have completed an accredited Radiography program, be certified and registered in their profession (ARRT), and have completed the 27 hours of specified college prerequisites.

Students will receive a maximum of 60 semester hours of transfer credit for their RT program. Additional coursework may transfer for credit. Course descriptions and syllabi may be requested for evaluation. Transcripts are evaluated on a case-by-case basis and accepted students will be provided with an Individual Plan of Study for their Professional Program Completion. Email for details.


How to Apply