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The Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences is completed in conjunction with Saint Luke's Hospital School of Radiologic Technology, Kansas City. The curriculum completed at Northwest emphasizes general education, biology and chemistry, while Saint Luke's Hospital School of Radiologic Technology provides extensive didactic and clinical instruction in radiologic sciences. The Saint Luke's Radiology program is 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.
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.
Acceptance into Saint Luke's Hospital School of Radiologic Technology is competitive and qualified applicants will be selected based on:
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.
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.