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Northwest Missouri State University


Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Science

Program Description

The Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences is completed in conjunction with Saint Luke's Hospital School of Radiologic Technology, Kansas City or Hillyard Technical Center, St. Joseph. The curriculum completed at Northwest emphasizes general education, biology and chemistry, while the partner schools rovide extensive didactic and clinical instruction in radiologic sciences. The Saint Luke's and Hillyard Radiology programs are accredited by the Joint Review  committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). After completing the program, graduates are eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (AART) National Certification Examination to become a registered radiologic technologist.

Careers Available

Radiographers use tools to image anatomical structures and physiological functions of the body. Specialty areas include: Computerized Tomography (CT), Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), Interventional radiography (IR), Nuclear medicine, Cardiovascular catheterization lab and Ultrasound.

Special Admission Requirements (beyond Northwest requirements)

Acceptance into Saint Luke's Hospital School of Radiologic Technology and the Hillyard Technical Center are competitive and qualified applicants will be selected based on:

 St. Luke's Hospital School of Radiologic Technology Requirements

Admission to the clinical program is decided entirely by the hospital. Acceptance into the University does not guarantee acceptance of the student by an affiliated clinical program.

Hillyard Technical Center Requirements

For a complete list of requirements to the Hillyard Technical Center, click here.  

Special Field Requirements

Radiologic Science Majors need to apply for acceptance into Saint Luke's Hospital School of Radiologic Technology during their second year. Classes at Saint Luke's Hospital School begin in June of the second academic year. Third and fourth year Radiology courses are completed at Saint Luke's. 

Four-Year Plans

for Saint Luke's for Hillyard
Coming soon...

Contact Information

St. Luke's Hospital School of Radiologic Technology
Karen Schaffer
Email: kls@nwmissouri.edu
Phone: 660.562.1815
Hillyard Technical Center
Mallary Hann
Email: mallary.hann@sjsd.k12.mo.us
Phone: 816.671.4170