Radiologic Sciences Bridge Program

Georgia Southern University
Degree Level Bachelors
Total Credit Hours 130

Program Description

Radiologic Sciences offers a degree completion program for radiographers, radiation therapists, sonography, and nuclear medicine technologists. If you are certified by the following credentialing agencies: ARRT (R, T, N, CI), NMTCB (CNMT), CCI (RCIS) or ARDMS (RDMS), then you may qualify to complete a Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences degree. We offer a wide variety of mechanisms for technologists, therapists, and sonographers to advance professionally.

Full- and part-time study is available. 

Clinical Track

Coursework concentration in advanced clinical skills, such as CT, MRI or mammography. The mammography concentration is only available to radiographers. All courses (except clinical education) in the major are offered online and clinical education may be completed in your local area. Completion of the clinical education requirements will lead to eligibility for certification in CT, MRI or mammography. 

Non-Clinical Track

Courses in the major are offered online. Students will gain a variety of educational experiences that include leadership, management, and technical communication.

Georgia Southern’s Bridge program is the only online degree completion program in Georgia for radiologic technologists. The faculty have a national presence in scholarship and in the field. The accredited online degree is affordable and offers a pathway to career advancement.

Admissions Information

Students seeking admittance to the Bridge program must first obtain regular admission to Georgia Southern University. 

Admission Requirements

  • Graduate of a Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic or Nuclear Medicine Technology or Sonography accredited program or equivalent
  • Regular admission to Georgia Southern University
  • Completion of the Radiologic Bridge Program Application
  • Grade point average of 2.5 or higher for all college work
  • Certification by the ARRT in Radiography, Radiation Therapy, and Nuclear Medicine, or NMTCB in Nuclear Medicine, and ARDMS in sonography (to include SPI, Abd/small parts, and OBGYN) or equivalent for foreign students (if not yet certified, must become certified prior to the end of the first semester at Georgia Southern).
  • Before beginning any of the professional courses, the following must be successfully completed: At least 45 semester hours of degree requirements (RT certification applies towards these hours)
  • Anatomy and Physiology I and II or equivalent
  • Two college English courses and one college algebra course.

Number of Students accepted: unlimited (noncompetitive provided admission requirements are met)

Students are required to register and complete a virtual SOAR before being advised.

State Authorization and Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The Radiologic Sciences Bridge Program program leads to Professional Licensure.

Not all programs are available to residents in all states. Please check the institution's State Authorization and Professional Licensure website(s) to ensure you reside in an authorized state.

Program Accreditation

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology