Health Professions Program

Associate of Science in Radiography

Graduates of the IU School of Medicine Associate Degree in Radiography Program are clinically competent professionals who are qualified to work as entry-level radiologic technologists. Program graduates are trained to communicate effectively in the healthcare environment, think critically and apply problem-solving skills in the healthcare environment and understand the value of professional development and growth.

After completing radiography program coursework (within 22 months), graduates will be able to pass the ARRT national certification on the first attempt and secure employment within six months post-graduation, if pursuing employment. Applicants can find additional program information in the IUPUI Campus Bulletin, including program requirements, admissions, the professional program, an advanced standing option and course descriptions.

Competencies

At appropriate points during the radiography program, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate appropriate knowledge of radiographic procedures.
  • Apply radiographic positioning skills effectively.
  • Determine appropriate technical factors.
  • Apply principles of radiation protection for patient, self and others.
  • Demonstrate overall competence in performance of radiographic procedures.
  • Use effective oral communication skills with clinical staff and patients.
  • Demonstrate effective written communication skills.
  • Evaluate images and make appropriate adjustments to technical factors or procedure.
  • Adapt positioning for trauma patients.
  • Determine the importance of continued professional development.
  • Attend professional meetings.
Bruce W. Long, MSC

Bruce W. Long, MSC

Director of Radiologic Sciences
Kellie S. Cranfill, MS

Kellie S. Cranfill, MS

Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiologic Sciences

Application Requirements

Applicants interested in pursuing an Associate Degree in Radiography must complete all college-level requirements by the end of the spring semester prior to entry with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.80 on a 4.00 scale. Applicants must also have a minimum component (math/science) grant point average of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale. A formal interview is required as part of the application process.

Accreditation

The IU School of Medicine Radiography, A.S. Program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182, 312-704-5300.