Admission Requirements-Medical Imaging

SUNY Upstate is an upper-division transfer college specializing in health care careers.  Students applying to our bachelors programs take the prerequisite courses (minimum 60 semester hours) at another college and then complete their junior and senior years of the bachelor’s degree at Upstate for their program of study.

For information on the Medical Imaging/Ultrasound, BS & BPS program, click here.

"Am I a Bachelor of Science (BS) or a Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) applicant?"

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) applicants enter with a liberal arts background. An associate's degree is not required, but welcome.
  • Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) applicants are ARRT certified or ARRT certification eligible in radiography and will have an associate's degree upon enrollment.


Bachelor of Science (BS)

For individuals with no previous education in Medical Imaging.

Requires a minimum of 60 semester hours including:

Semester
Hours
Anatomy & Physiology I with lab
3-4
Anatomy & Physiology II with lab
3-4
General Physics with lab*
3-4
College Algebra or Pre-calculus or Calculus
3
Introduction to Computer Science (Course should include hardware, software, networks, and memory-storage devices.)
3
English Composition
3
English Elective
3
Psychology
3
Sociology
3
Liberal Arts/Sciences Electives
25-28
Liberal Arts/Sciences or Professional Electives
5
 

*Physics can be algebra or calculus based.

Minimum grade for transfer is a "C."

A course equivalency guide for the College of Health Professions pre-requisites is available online.  Please note that applicants are not required to attend any of the colleges listed on the guide.  Prospective students will questions about pre-requisites should e-mail Student Admissions at admiss@upstate.edu .

Medical Imaging/Radiography (X-ray) is a fall entry program. Applications open September 1 and admission is on a rolling basis until the program fills.  For information about applying to the Medical Imaging/Radiography (BS) program, please click here.




Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS)

For individuals who are ARRT certified or ARRT certification eligible.

Requires:

  • Associate's degree
  • ARRT certification or certification-eligibility in radiography
  • Minimum of 72 semester hours is required for the BPS programs in CT and MRI

For information on the Medical Imaging/Ultrasound, BS & BPS program, click here.

Prerequisite courses for Medical Imaging/CT (BPS) and Medical Imaging/MRI (BPS) include the following:

Semester
Hours
Anatomy & Physiology I with lab
4
Anatomy & Physiology II with lab
4
College Algebra or Pre-calculus or Calculus I
3
English Composition
3
English Elective
3
Psychology
3
Sociology
3
Liberal Arts/Sciences Electives
3

Minimum grade for transfer is a "C."

Medical Imaging/CT (BPS) and Medical Imaging/MRI (BPS) are fall entry programs.  Applications open September 1 and admission is on a rolling basis until the program fills.  BPS-CT and BPS-MRI are open on a space available basis. For information about applying to a Medical Imaging (BPS) program, please click here.

Spend time with Imaging students…

Jay Fabbri
Jay Fabbri, MIS Class of 2012, is considered a non-traditional student at age 35. Fabbri, a Syracuse native, came to Upstate's Medical Imaging program in 2010 from Onondaga Community College. He enjoys the variety and fast pace of his clinical rotations in Upstate University Hospital, and is looking toward a career in interventional radiography.
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STUDENT ADMISSIONS
Location:
Room 1215, Weiskotten Hall
Phone: 315 464-4570
Email: admiss@upstate.edu