About this Career

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Medical Imaging Science professionals use a variety of complex technologies and computer applications to provide physicians with information for the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

These professionals have a high level of patient contact in which the use of interpersonal skills is critical. They work in hospitals, clinics, physician's offices, imaging centers, and industry. Avenues for career development include leadership roles as supervisors, administrators, educators, and researchers.

Our medical imaging sciences BPS programs educates students in the use of sophisticated equipment and procedures to:
  • Computed tomography scans (CTs) or
  • Magnetic resonance images (MRIs)

Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) Degree

This program is for students who are ARRT certified or certification eligible in radiography (X-ray), will have an associate's or bachelor's degree upon enrollment at Upstate, and the required prerequisite courses. Accepted students can pursue specialty education in CT or MRI.

The program prepares radiographers to practice as career entry CT or MRI technologists.

A bachelor of professional studies degree will be awarded as BPS Medical Imaging (CT) or BPS Medical Imaging (MRI).

Applicants to the CT or MRI tracks apply directly to MIS-BPS CT or MRI.  Applications open March of the year of entry, if space is available.

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