Program and curriculum
Radiologic Technology Bachelor of Science Professional Curriculum
The Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology professional program provides students with the depth of knowledge and extensive "real world" clinical experience that the rapidly advancing, technologically demanding field of diagnostic radiography requires. The curriculum is sequenced such that students will acquire a comprehensive skill set that will allow them to practice superior patient care and apply cardinal radiation safety principles while producing high-quality diagnostic radiographic images in a variety of clinical settings. Students will rotate through the many divisions of Henry Ford Hospital Radiology including but not limited to General Radiology, Gastrointestinal Radiology, Emergency Radiology, Orthopedics, Urology, Mammography, and Computed Tomography
The professional program is 24 months in length, totaling six consecutive semesters. The didactic and clinical portions of the program are integrated together throughout the two-year program duration. Program involvement is full-time, Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., excluding university-recognized holidays and semester breaks, and in accordance with the yearly WSU academic calendar.
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Clinical education is a significant and integral component of the professional radiologic technology curriculum. WSU Radiologic Technology students earn 30 hours of clinical experience per week throughout the entire professional program. Henry Ford Hospital Main Campus in Detroit is the exclusive clinical site for the program and provides students with the opportunity to meet all of their ARRT general radiography and fluoroscopic competency requirements needed in order to pursue national registration, including additional experience in advanced imaging modalities.