Associate of Applied Science
Start your career in the fast-paced world of healthcare with an associate degree in radiography.
What can I do with a degree in radiography?
- Acute Care Hospitals
- Physicians' offices
- Outpatient Surgery Centers
- Medical Clinics
- Mobile Radiography Services
- Industrial Radiography
- Sales and Service
- Traveling Technology businesses
- Specialization in CT, MRI, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Radiation Therapy, Nuclear Medicine, Mammography, Special Procedures or any number of other areas such as Cardiac Cath Lab are other employment options.
Bachelor of Science in Imaging Sciences - Diagnostic Medical Sonography
This program is designed as a completion program for registered radiographers and prepares highly competent imaging practitioners for professional careers in a dynamic health care environment. Graduates are prepared to sit for the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers examination through a variety of classroom instruction and hands-on practice.
The radiography program at UAFS College of Health, Education, and Human Sciences was established to serve the needs of the population and health care industry in the community and surrounding area. The program is committed to providing a high-quality education through didactic courses and clinical experiences in medical radiography in order to produce competent and registry-eligible radiography practitioners with the potential for advancement and leadership, whether the emphasis is education, management, or practice.
Program Effectiveness Data
Annual program effectiveness data is a condition of continued accreditation by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). The data required includes the five-year average credentialing examination pass rate, five-year average job placement rate, and annual program complete rate. Click here to view program effectiveness data.
- Students will use critical thinking skills:
- Problem-solving skills to modify standard procedures to accommodate patient conditions and other variables
- Critiquing images for diagnostic quality and make appropriate improvements
- Student will demonstrate:
- Communication skills
- Effective written and oral communication skills
- Students will model professionalism.
- Demonstrate professional and ethical behaviors in the clinical practice
- Participate in personal and professional growth opportunities
- Students will have knowledge and skills required to be clinically competent in all
radiographic tasks necessary for an entry level radiographer., including:
- Applying positioning skills
- Selecting proper technical factors for radiographic procedures
- Applying the principles of radiation protection for patients, self, and others
- Anticipating and providing appropriate patient care, safety, and comfort
The Associate of Applied Science in radiography is accredited by the national accrediting agency; the Joint Review Commission on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). You may contact JRCERT at 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182. You may also reach them at 312-704-5300 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The program was awarded full accreditation for a period of 8 years in December 2018. The next scheduled review is August 2026.