Online Bachelor’s in Medical Imaging

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Advance your medical career with PennWest's online Medical Imaging, degree-completion program.

PennWest’s online bachelor’s degree is affordable and accessible.

PennWest Global Online enables medical imaging professionals who are already credentialed radiologic technologists, diagnostic medical sonographers, nuclear medicine technologists, radiation therapists, or medical dosimetrists to earn your bachelor's degree by taking convenient online courses.

Online course work allows you to take classes where and when you need them and to build your academic schedules around work and family responsibilities.

Depending on the type and length of medical imaging educational program you have completed, PennWest will grant up to 60 clinical credits toward the BS, Medical Imaging degree to the following:

  • Registered radiologic technologists who have completed a JRCERT-accredited radiologic technology program or a program offered in a college or university that holds regional accreditation by a regional U.S. Accreditation Commission.                      
  • Credentialed diagnostic medical sonographers who have completed a sonography educational program accredited by CAAHEP through the JRCDMS  or a program offered in a college or university.
  • Credentialed nuclear medicine technologists who have completed a JRCNMT-accredited nuclear medicine program.
  • Credentialed radiation therapists who have completed a JRCERT-accredited  radiation therapy program.
  • Credentialed medical dosimetrists who have completed a JRCERT-accredited medical dosimetry.

Of all graduates in the 20-year history of our Medical Imaging program have passed the national credentialing examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (AART) on the first attempt.

Online + In-Person

The B.S. in Medical Imaging requires two years of online coursework coupled with two years of in-person clinical experience at a PennWest-affiliated site.


Join the Medical Imaging Sciences Club to develop leadership skills and a better understanding of your chosen profession.

Fast Facts

Excellent foundation

Your bachelor’s in Medical Imaging can lead to a master’s or doctoral program.




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Nicole Evanick


Medical Dosimetry
Nuclear Medicine
Radiation Therapy
Radiologic Technology

Careers and Salaries

What can I do with a bachelor’s degree in Medical Imaging?

Your undergraduate degree in Medical Imaging can bolster your career in health care. You may advance from performing scans to becoming a diagnostic imaging director in a hospital or health care facility where you will ensure that correct protocols are met and professional standards are upheld. In addition to working in hospitals, you may opt for a career as an imaging specialist in a dental office or on a military base. You may also assist use your expertise in veterinarians’ offices. Individuals with an undergraduate degree in Medical Imaging are in high demand and are frequently rewarded both professionally and financially.

Program Outcomes

  1. Upon graduation, medical imaging sciences majors will demonstrate clinical competency in all mandatory discipline-specific examinations identified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  2. Upon graduation, students will be able to employ information literacy knowledge and skills to critically analyze the quality, reliability, credibility, and relevancy of sources of healthcare related information that will inform their clinical decision making.
  3. Upon graduation, students will be able to apply leadership theory and concepts to diagnose problems in a work envrionment that stem from leadership deficiences, to suggest solutions, and to initiate positive change.

The Power of PennWest

PennWest’s three campuses, California, Clarion and Edinboro universities, have been delivering award-winning online programs for more than 20 years. You’ll graduate with a degree from Pennsylvania Western University, completely supported by the expertise and community of learners on our brick-and-mortar campuses.

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