Online Bachelor’s in Medical Imaging

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Get started on a rewarding career in the field of Medical Imaging.

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

Medical imaging plays a major role in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of medical conditions. With advances in technology and a growing need for college-educated health care professionals, PennWest’s bachelor’s in Medical Imaging might be just what you need to jumpstart a rewarding career.

This program consists of two parts. You’ll complete your academic coursework at PennWest Global Online over the course of approximately two years (60 academic credits).

Choose from five different concentrations that will prepare you for a career in medical imaging. General education credits will hone your critical thinking and communication skills, while our expert Allied Health faculty help you build a strong foundation in the health sciences. They will then coach you for a successful transition from the online program to a PennWest-approved clinical site – either a JRCERT accredited hospital-based school of radiologic technology or the Great Lakes Institute of Technology’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography program.

After 24 months of clinical school, you will be ready for certification exams and a rewarding career as an X-ray or ultrasound technologist.


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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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.

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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