Radiography

Fast Facts

Degree: Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging & Therapeutic Sciences
Length: 21 months (5 semesters)
Program Start: Fall semester
Class Size: 32
Campus Location: Multiple
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Application Open: September 2020
Application Close: January 15, 2021
Interviews: February 2021 (tentatively)

The Radiography Program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center is offered as a primary certification modality within the Department of Clinical, Diagnostic, & Therapeutic Sciences at UNMC. The 21 month program consists of lecture, demonstrations, laboratory, and clinical instruction using a multitude of educational delivery methods such as face-to-face, synchronous with live video stream, hybrid, and asynchronous formats. See our program curriculum for more details. A comprehensive knowledge base and clinical competencies are achieved through a plan of study that focuses on increasing proficiency under the supervision of quality faculty and staff. Campus locations include Columbus, Kearney/Grand Island, and Omaha.

Upon completion of 26 specified college prerequisites and the 21 month professional program, students are awarded a Bachelor Degree in Medical Imaging & Therapeutic Sciences and are eligible to take the national examination for certification in Radiography by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Students having completed the Radiography program may also apply for an additional year of study in a secondary certification Medical Imaging & Therapeutic Sciences Program.


Nebraska Promise - Nebraska Promise is a University of Nebraska expanded financial aid program which guarantees eligible undergraduate students will have up to 30 credit hours of tuition per year paid in grant and scholarship aid. It replaces the tuition guarantee program previously known as Collegebound Nebraska. The program is available to undergraduate nursing, dental hygiene, and allied health professions students meeting the Nebraska Promise eligibility criteria. It does not apply to students seeking a second bachelor’s degree. Other grants

Graduate Testimonials

"I love the radiography program at UNMC because we are exposed to a variety of different things including surgery, fluoroscopy, and diagnostic x-ray. This allows us to be a part of helping many people in the process of diagnosing injury or diseases." - Nathaniel Deeds, Radiography graduate

"UNMC's greatest advantage is the opportunity to learn textbook form and work hands on with real-life patients simultaneously." - Brigette Root, Radiography graduate