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Bellevue College is proud to offer the bachelor of applied science (BAS) degree in Radiation and Imaging Sciences.

This is a career-oriented bachelor degree program developed specifically to meet the career advancement needs of practicing professionals. This is the only program of its kind in the state and among only a few in the nation. This degree completion program is designed for certified professionals in radiologic technology, diagnostic ultrasound, radiation therapy, or nuclear medicine who hold an associate degree from a regionally-accredited college radiologic technology, diagnostic ultrasound, radiation therapy, or nuclear medicine, and who hold primary certification in one of those fields. This degree offers a professionally relevant curriculum that helps students achieve their goals. Bellevue College has received funding through a grant awarded under the President’s Community-Based Job Training Grants, as implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment & Training Administration to add two new concentrations in Medical Dosimetry and Radiologist Assistant.

Program benefits

Some great benefits of our program:

  • Further your knowledge in your field
  • Become certified in a related technology
  • Compete for supervisory or management jobs in your field
  • Complete an advanced degree (without leaving Washington State)

Not yet a radiation or imaging professional?

Our Radiation & Imaging Sciences BAS degree and certificate programs are designed for people who have already graduated from a regionally-accredited college with an associate degree in radiologic technology, diagnostic ultrasound, radiation therapy, or nuclear medicine and who hold primary certification in one of those fields. If you’re looking for entry-level training in one of those professions, you will need to begin with that associate degree program and earn a national certification prior to applying to the RAIS-BAS program. For more information regarding the associate degrees available at Bellevue College, contact the program you are most interest in directly.

 

Program News & Updates

MRI Technologist – Tacoma General Hospital 

Position Summary: The MRI Technologist is responsible for performing duties directly involving a variety of technical procedures applying to Magnetic Resonance Imaging. This position works at a technical level under limited supervision, independently performing MRI procedures. Procedures performed require independent judgment, initiative and ingenuity. External contacts include patient, family members and physicians. Internal contacts include nursing ...

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Application Tips

application tips

Applications for the Spring 2017 cohort are now open! The Radiation and Imaging Sciences program at Bellevue College is selective admission and selection for the program is not guaranteed. Follow some of the application tips below to strengthen your application (from someone who is actually a part of the program). Be Prepared. Check out the Radiation ...

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Professor Terry Hatcher to receive Lockwood Distinguished Faculty Award

Terry Hatcher Head SHot

Congratulations to Terry Hatcher for receiving the Lockwood Distinguished Faculty Award for November. Terry is the current Program Chair for the Diagnostic Ultrasound AA program here at BC and teaches numerous courses as a part of the new Diagnostic Medical Sonography concentration in the Radiation and Imaging Sciences BAS program. Terry is well loved by ...

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