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Advanced Imaging Application Instructions

The application for the Advanced Imaging programs is comprised of the components and information listed below. Details about each step can be found in the Application Requirements section on this page.

Application Deadlines

To begin the CT, MRI, or Sonography program in the upcoming fall semester, all application components must be received by the department by 4:00 PM on March 1, or the Friday prior if March 1 is a holiday or weekend.

To begin the CT program in the upcoming spring semester, all application components must be received by the department by 4:00 PM on October 12, or the Friday prior if October 12 is a holiday or weekend.

Application Requirements

Please use this list as a checklist to gather the information and documentation that you will need in order to complete an application to the programs. Do not start the application form until you have gathered:

  1. Acceptance to Boise State University – You must have already applied and been accepted to Boise State University before applying to an Advanced Imaging program. Apply to Boise State University online.
  2. Professional Certification or Registry Information – You must provide your certification or registry information or the date you intend to take your professional certificate or registry exam. The Advanced Imaging programs require you to be a certified provider in order to be enroll.
  3. Higher Education History – In the application form, you will be asked to list all higher education institutions that you have attended and the dates of attendance. You will also be asked about any degrees you have already earned.
  4. Transcripts – Copies of all transcripts, official or unofficial, including Boise State’s, MUST be sent the department for this application to be properly processed by the application deadline. Details are in the next section.
  5. Resume – Specific instructions for your resume can be found in the next section. You will save your resume as a PDF and upload it when prompted in the Application Form. 
  6. Statement of Purpose – Specific instructions for the Statement of Purpose can be found below on this page. You will save your Statement of Purpose as a PDF and upload it when prompted in the Application Form. 
  7. References – You will need to identify three references. You will provide the names of your references when prompted in the application form. However, your references must mail, email or fax their reference form to the department BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE, on their own. Details, instructions and a link to the reference form are in the next section.
  8. Application Fee – You will pay a $20 application fee. You will be directed to our secure online payment site after you submit your application form.

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Application Instructions and Notes

Boise State Contact Information

Names

You will be asked for your name and previous names – such as your maiden name or a previous married name. This is to help the department pair up your application, your references and your transcripts.

Additional Contact Information

You will also be asked to give a preferred phone number and a mailing address.

PLEASE NOTE: It is the APPLICANT’S responsibility to keep the Department of Radiologic Sciences informed about any changes in your mailing address, phone number or Boise State e-mail address. The department may need to contact you regarding your application and/or qualifications prior to or after the deadline. If you need to update your contact information, please email Sue Antonich at sueantonich@boisestate.edu. You will also need to update your contact information in myBoiseState for other university communication.

Acceptance to Boise State

To apply for our Advanced Imaging programs, you must already have applied and been accepted to Boise State University. This is a separate application process.

You will be asked to input your Boise State student ID number and your Boise State email, both of which are given to students once they are accepted to the university. All email communication about your application to the Diagnostic Radiology program will be sent to your Boise State email. You are expected to check this email account regularly.

Program Details

You must specify to which program you are applying: Computed Tomography (CT)Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) or Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

You must also choose whether you wish to complete a Bachelor’s Degree or an Academic Certificate in your chosen Advanced Imaging field. Visit the program pages listed above and click the “Certificate of Completion” link in the right side menu to learn more about the Academic Certificate option for each Advanced Imaging field.

You will also need to indicate when you expect to enter the program. The MRI program is two semesters and the Diagnostic Sonography program is three semesters long. Students begin each fall semester for both of these programs. The CT program is a semester long and students may begin in the fall or the spring semester.

Certificate or Registry Completed

The Advanced Imaging programs require you to be a certified provider in order to be admitted.

If you already hold a professional certification, check “yes” to the question “Have you taken a professional certificate or registry exam?” You will then be prompted to enter the name of the professional certifying organization, the date you were certified and your certification number.

If you have not yet taken a certificate or registry exam, but intend to take and pass an exam before beginning your Advanced Imaging program, check “no” to the question “Have you taken a professional certificate or registry exam?” You will then be prompted to enter the name of the professional certifying organization that oversees your exam and the date on which you intend to take your exam. A month and year is sufficient.

Higher Education History

You will be asked to list all higher education institutions that you have attended and the dates of attendance. If you earned a degree, please list the degree earned at that institution. Add a new row to enter information for multiple higher education institutions.

You will also be asked to acknowledge that you must submit all transcripts, including Boise State’s, to the department outside the application form. Details on how to submit transcripts are included in the application form and in the Transcripts section on this page.

Transcripts

Copies of all unofficial transcripts (official or unofficial), including Boise State’s, MUST be sent into us for this application to be properly processed.

Complete applications must include final grades for the fall semester of the year prior to application and the current spring course enrollment.

A transfer evaluation equivalency by another institution is not acceptable for a transcript.

Submit your transcript(s) to us at our fax number: (208) 426-4459 or email SueAntonich@boisestate.edu.

For CT, MRI, and Sonography admission for the fall semester, transcripts must be received by the application deadline: 4:00 PM on March 1, or the Friday prior if a holiday or weekend.

For CT admission for the fall semester, transcripts must be received by the application deadline: 4:00 PM on October 12, or the Friday prior if a holiday or weekend.

Resume

Your resume should indicate your education, professional certifications and employment history. You may also wish to include organization affiliations, awards, or other information that you believe would be pertinent to the selection committee.

Please save your resume as a PDF document and upload it to the application form when prompted.

Statement of Purpose

In your statement of purpose, please indicate your interest in and reasons for selecting CT/MRI/Sonography as a field of study. Please include your professional interests, plans or goals after certification. Discuss your research into the profession as well as your personal strengths that would make you the best candidate for program selection.

Please write a statement of purpose. Save it as a PDF document and upload it to the application form when prompted.

References

Three (3) references must be returned to the department by the application deadline using this reference form (pdf).

These references are closed, in that the individual filling out the form will return it directly to the department; the applicant does not have access to the completed reference form.

Each applicant should give the evaluator a copy of the reference form (pdf) and a stamped envelope addressed to:
Department of Radiologic Sciences
Boise State University
Attn: Ms. Sue Antonich
1910 University Drive
Boise ID 83725-1845

References can also be directly faxed by the evaluator to (208) 426-4459 or emailed to sueantonich@boisestate.edu.

References CANNOT be completed by relatives of the applicant and should be furnished by individuals who can speak to the abilities of the applicant.

References will be checked.

Your application is not complete until all three references have been received by the department by the appropriate application deadline: 4:00 PM on March 1, or the Friday prior if a holiday or weekend, for CT, MRI or Sonography admission in the upcoming fall semester; or 4:00 PM on October 12, or the Friday prior if a holiday or weekend, for CT admission in the upcoming spring semester.

It is your responsibility to communicate the appropriate deadline to your references.

Application Fee

$20 Application Fee

You are required to pay a $20 application fee. You will be directed to our secure online payment site after you submit your application form.

Your application is not complete until you have paid the application fee by the application deadline: 4:00 PM on March 1.

Additional Notes about the Application Form

Technical Standards

You will be asked to read the technical standards for advanced medical imaging. In order to continue the application, you must state that you agree to these standards. If you have questions about these standards, please contact Sue Antonich,  SueAntonich@boisestate.edu.

Optional Demographics Section

Both men and women are eligible to apply to the imaging programs regardless of marital status or age. Boise State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethic status, national origin or disability.

The demographic information requested in this application will be used only for statistical purposes. This information is not considered in the admission process. All information is voluntarily given to the Department of Radiologic Sciences.

If you so choose, you can skip the demographics section by scrolling to the end of the page to submit your application.

Next Steps After Submitting Your Application Form

Once you have submitted your application form, you will be redirected to a Next Steps page with reminders about what must be submitted outside the application form and a button to take you to our secure online payment page to pay your $20 application fee. You will also receive a confirmation email with these reminders and link at your Boise State email address.

Remember your application is not complete until the department has received your:

  1. Application Form
  2. Transcripts
  3. Three Reference Forms
  4. $20 Application Fee

All items must be received by the appropriate application deadline:

  • March 1, or the Friday prior if March 1 is a holiday or weekend, by 4:00 PM for admission to the upcoming fall semester for the CT, MRI or Sonography program.
  • October 12, or the Friday prior if October 12 is a holiday or weekend, by 4:00 PM for admission to the upcoming spring semester for the CT program.
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