Radiologic Sciences

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  • RS Advanced Standing Admission Requirements

    Selection of applicants is made on a competitive basis and equal educational opportunity is offered to all students who meet the entrance requirements without regard to race, creed, sex, color, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. Preference is given to applicants who are legal residents of Mississippi. Out-of-state applicants will be considered only if there are positions available after all qualified Mississippi applicants are accepted.

    The number of students admitted is dependent upon the educational resources available to support the program. No applicant is accepted until the admissions cycle is complete, which may include an interview by members of the admissions committee.

    To be eligible for admission, candidates must:

    • Submit a copy of current ARRT (R) credential (or be registry eligible);
    • Have completed a minimum of 60 semester hours of academic credit (exclusive of physical education, military science, dogmatic religion, and vocational courses) from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning;
    • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale; and 
    • Have successfully completed (a grade of C or better) the following minimum prerequisite number of required courses below.
    Prerequisite Courses# of
    English Composition26
    Social or Behavioral Science *26
    College algebra, quantitative reasoning or higher mathematics13
    Humanities and Fine Arts **39
    Anatomy and Physiology with lab2
    Natural Sciences ***13
    Electives**** 25
    Total Prerequisites 60

    *Social and behavioral sciences include courses such as anthropology, economics, political science, psychology or religion or theatre.

    **Humanities and fine arts include courses such as art history, dance, history, modern languages, music, philosophy, religion or theatre.

    ***Science includes courses such as anatomy and physiology, natural sciences (biology, chemistry, microbiology, or physics, zoology or health sciences.

    ****The Radiologic Sciences Admissions Committee highly recommends general chemistry with lab and general physics as electives.  Additional recommended electives are medical terminology, natural sciences (biology, microbiology), advanced mathematics, and advanced computer sciences.