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If you’re an imaging professional looking to advance your education and move up in your career, our BSMI program is the perfect opportunity. You’ll have flexibility by taking most of your courses online while still having an important hands-on clinical education in world-class healthcare facilities. Along with your imaging courses, you’ll also take courses in leadership, healthcare policy and ethics, making for an incredibly well-rounded learning experience. Ready to open new career opportunities? Get started today!

Program Highlights

  • Perfect for the working imaging professional
  • Convenient mix of online courses and in-person clinical education
  • Advance your education and open up career opportunities
  • Well-rounded program includes courses in leadership, policy and ethics


The degree consists of 44 credits awarded for current certification (one modality), 46 hours of 100-200 level general education credits, and 30 hours of 300-400 level major course credits. Six of the major course credits will be initially offered as a clinical option. Students will be advised to schedule clinical option courses at the end of their program of study. Students must complete 40 of the 46 required 100-200 level general education credits prior to enrollment in 300-400 level degree courses. All students must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours at Carolinas College to meet degree requirements. Coursework completed at other institutions may be eligible for transfer credit.

Tuition & Fees

Carolinas College is consistently recognized by education researchers as a tremendous value when looking at lifetime earnings versus student debt. We work hard to keep our costs affordable and our tuition competitive with other institutions. For Tuition & Fee details, visit our Financial Aid page.

Educational Assistance for Atrium Health Teammates

With the Educational Assistance program through Atrium Health, eligible teammates may receive financial reimbursement for approved academic courses. Contact Financial Aid for more information.

Application Requirements

Program admission will be offered on a space-available basis to applicants meeting the following minimum requirements: Submission of official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions documenting a combined cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher and documentation of unencumbered certification or licensure from one of the following (ARRT, ARDMS, NMTCB or equivalent). All documentation must be submitted by the published application deadline.

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Applying to the Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging program

Term Priority Deadline Start Date
Fall March 1 September
Spring July 1 January
Summer November 1 May