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Imaging Sciences Online Degree Program

Boise State University’s fully online Bachelor of Science in Imaging Sciences is an associate to bachelor’s degree completion program for medical imaging professionals. Our curriculum aligns with the American Society of Radiologic Technology (ASRT) Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences Core Curriculum. With seven-week courses available, students can complete the program in as few as 12 months!

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Learn about the Bachelor of Science in Imaging Sciences program from imaging sciences graduate, Ryan Harper. Closed captions available. Video Transcript

Among The Top In The Nation

Earning a bachelor’s degree from Boise State University can help open doors to opportunities and a promising future. Boise State’s online programs are specifically created for online learning and offer the same support as our traditional degree programs, and were also recently ranked in the near top 15% of online bachelor’s degrees in the country by U.S. News and World Report.

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Designed For Professionals

The Bachelor of Science in Imaging Sciences program is for those students who have earned an associate or applied associate degree from a regionally accredited institution in a field of medical imaging with a current credential from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, or equivalent, and wish to complete a non-clinically based bachelor of science degree program.

The online Imaging Sciences degree is designed for credentialed imaging practitioners, like David LaGuardia, who wish to advance their career potential by completing a bachelor’s degree. 

“I looked at other online programs, but they didn’t quite offer the same things that the Boise State program had. With my schedule, it was just the best option.” — David LaGuardia

Meet Dave LaGuardia, Boise State Imaging Sciences Online Graduate

Bachelor's in Imaging Sciences Program At A Glance

What Can You Do With an Imaging Sciences Degree?

Whether you’re a new medical imaging practitioner or have years of experience, it’s never too early or late to prepare for a leadership role in your department. Boise State’s fully online Bachelor of Science in Imaging Sciences can help prepare you for that next step. As a graduate, you can:

  • Move up in your career
  • Move into a management position
  • Become an instructor
  • Go on to graduate or PA school

Between 2020 and 2030, job opportunities in the field of imaging sciences are expected to increase by 9%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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How Do I Apply To The Imaging Sciences Program?

Boise State University’s fully online Bachelor of Science in Imaging Sciences is designed for credentialed imaging practitioners who wish to advance their career potential by completing a bachelor degree.

To be considered for Online Imaging Sciences, applicants must have:

  • Associate of Science, Associate of Arts or Associate of Applied Science from a regionally accredited college or university
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or equivalent national credential (ARDMS, NMTCB, RCIS, CCI) and be a currently registered medical imager in good standing
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7
  • Submit program application by fall or spring application deadlines after acceptance to Boise State University and submission of transcripts
SemesterPriority Application DeadlineCourses Begin
FallJuly 15Late August
SpringDecember 1Early January

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What Support Will I Have?

Boise State Online student success coaches and advisors offer individualized coaching, and mentoring of students. Success Coach Thomas Kimble and Advisor Becky Clawson talk about the support they provide from application to graduation. Closed Captions Available. Video Transcript

The Boise State Imaging Sciences program features a network of individuals who are here to make sure you are a success in the program! From student success coaches who guide you through the admissions process, to advisors who help you overcome challenges as you navigate your degree plan, to faculty with real-world experience, to staff who work to remove barriers and solve problems for students, we are here to help. Our expert faculty have used their in-the-field experience to develop relevant subject matter to help you dive into the industry of imaging sciences.

Meet the Imaging Sciences Faculty and Staff

From deciding if an online degree is right for you to figuring out what credits transfer from previous schools, talking to a Student Success Coach is the best place to start. Please note, students are required to meet with a Student Success Coach before being admitted to the program.

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How Much Does This Program Cost?

Boise State University’s online programs offer reasonably priced tuition with no additional costs for out-of-state students. Experience ongoing support, financial aid options and degree paths that help ensure you reach your goals quickly and efficiently.

Boise State Undergraduate Admissions Application Fee$50
Courses (33 total credits @ $395 per credit*)$13,035
Books (estimate)$800
Credit for Prior Learning Fee for ARRT Certification (estimate)$100
Approximate Total Investment$14,050
Other potential expenses may include a personal computer, webcam, headphones with mic, and internet access which are all required for this program.Varies
To earn a degree from Boise State University, students must complete 120 credits; 43-46 credits are typically foundation courses. University Foundation courses and costs may vary.

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What Classes Will I Take?

The Online Imaging Sciences degree curriculum table shows the courses required for the program. In addition, certain foundational courses are required to earn a bachelor’s degree from Boise State. Foundations courses may be met through transfer coursework or will be incorporated into your program of study at Boise State.

If you are not planning to transfer credits, the Online Degree Pathway or an associate degree from Boise State Online can help you get started.

Course NumberTitleCredits Hours
IMGSCI 302Civic Engagement, Ethics and Global Diversity3
IMGSCI 304Professionalism and Research in Imaging Sciences1
Human Resource Management in Health Care3
IMGSCI 308Advanced Digital Imaging2
Public Health3
IMGSCI 312Information Technology for Imaging Professionals1
Health Law and Ethics3
IMGSCI 315Health Informatics in Imaging Sciences 3
Research Methods in Imaging Sciences3
IMGSCI 402Comprehensive Analysis on Radiation Protection2
IMGSCI 404Study of Diseases in Imaging Sciences3
IMGSCI 408Sectional Anatomy in Imaging Sciences3
IMGSCI 412Preventative Care and Patient Advocacy in Imaging Sciences3
Credits awarded for completing the ARRT credentialing exam.25
Earned associate's degree and university foundations courses. *These may be previously earned academic credits or transfer courses. Talk with your advisor to find out more.62
Total semester credits earned/needed for a bachelor’s degree from Boise State120

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Once you’ve completed your program orientation, you’ll be assigned a Student Success Advisor. Academic Advising is a partnership between you and your advisor. Together you will discuss and develop a plan for your degree.

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Boise State Online Imaging Science students can be found across the nation.

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