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Radiologic Sciences

Major Information

Radiologic Sciences is a comprehensive term applied to the science of administering radiation, ultrasound, or magnetism to provide information for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries. Georgia Southern University offers Bachelor of Science degrees and post-baccalaureate certificates leading to certification in several career specialties in the radiologic sciences.

General Information

Degree(s) Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences

Concentrations:

  • Cardiovascular Interventional Science
  • Sonography
  • Nuclear Medicine 
  • Radiography
  • Radiation Therapy

Sample Occupations

*Requires additional education

  • Radiographer *
  • Radiation Therapist
  • Sonographer
  • Cardiovascular Invasive Procedures Technologist
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist
  • Cardiovascular Technologist 
  • EEG Technician/Technologist
  • Radiologic Technician 
  • Ultrasound Technologist
  • Radiologic Sciences Laboratory Assistant
  • Lecturer* 
  • Special Procedures Radiographer
  • Radiology Imaging Specialist
  • Mammographer 
  • Mammography Technologist
  • X-Ray Technologist 
  • Radiological Technologist  

Sample Work Settings

  • Hospitals 
  • Private Practices
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Physician Offices
  • Children’s Hospitals
  • Correctional Facilities
  • Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
  • Healthcare Staffing Companies
  • Medical Practices
  • Not-for-Profit Health Care Systems
  • Not-for-Profit Research Centers
  • Cancer Treatment Centers
  • Women’s Health Practices

Sample Employers

  • Nationwide Children’s Hospital 
  • HCA Healthcare
  • IDR, Inc. 
  • Soliant Health
  • Abercorn Rehabilitation Center 
  • Rehabilitation Hospital of Savannah
  • Westmed Medical Group
  • Planned Parenthood 
  • Effingham Women’s Health
  • Cook Children’s Health Care System
  • Greenville Health Systems
  • Inova Health System
  • City of Hope National Medical Center
  • Centura Health

Connecting Majors, Skills, and Occupations

  • View learning outcomes associated with your major in the Georgia Southern Academic Catalog:

Georgia Southern Academic Catalog

  • Explore the connection between occupations and skills in O*Net:

www.onetonline.org

  • Use Handshake to upload your résumé and explore internships and jobs. For more information:

www.georgiasouthern.edu/ocpd

Internet Resources

To explore values, interests, and skills:

FOCUS 2
bit.ly/focuscareer

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) – $18

http://www.georgiasouthern.edu/ocpd

To explore occupational outlooks and salaries:

National Compensation Survey

www.bls.gov/ncs/

Salary.Com

www.salary.com

Professional Organizations

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

https://www.asrt.org/asrthome

American Association of Medical Dosimetrists

https://www.medicaldosimetry.org/

Association for Medical Imaging Management 

http://www.ahra.org/ 

American Association of Nuclear Cardiology 

https://www.asnc.org/

American Society for Radiation Oncology 

https://www.astro.org/home/

Radiological Society of North America

https://www.rsna.org/

Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography 

https://www.sdms.org/

Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine 

https://siim.org/

Georgia Southern Student Organizations

Radiologic Sciences Student Association

Lambda Nu National Honor Society

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) – Student Chapter

Health Sciences Student Association (HSSA)

Last updated: 7/26/2022