BAS in Healthcare Management and Leadership Radiation & Imaging Management Concentration

Program Updated: The requirements for this program have been updated for 2017 – 2018.
Please review the changes and consult with your adviser or program manager if you have questions.

The Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Healthcare Management and Leadership, concentration in Radiation and Imaging Management, is a career-oriented degree program developed specifically to meet the career advancement needs of radiation and imaging professionals to successfully compete for jobs that require knowledge of the healthcare system and supervisory or management skills.

The first 90 credits of the degree are fulfilled by entrance prerequisites. The second half of the degree program offers a professionally relevant curriculum that helps students schieve their goal.

Learning Outcomes:

Degree recipients should possess the following skills and abilities:

  • Apply core competencies learned to function as a successful professional in the field of radiation and imaging sciences
  • Demonstrate an understanding of leadership, ethical and economic issues as they pertain to the radiation and imaging sciences
  • Complete a capstone project that demonstrates the breadth and depth of the educational preparation
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continued competency through life- long learning

Program Requirements

Completion Worksheet

Download the completion worksheet for this degree [PDF]



Proficiency Requirements

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Prerequisite Requirements

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
National Certification in radiologic technology, diagnostic ultrasound, radiation therapy or nuclear medicine 50
Science Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II 10
Writing: English Composition and
Technical Writing or Research Writing
College Level Math MATH 130 Statistics, BA 240 Statistical Analysis or equivalent 5
Co-requisite Requirements
Business BUS& 101 Introduction to Business 5
Humanities From AAS-DTA transfer list 5
Social Science From AAS-DTA transfer list 5
Either Humanities or Social Science must be a communication course

Core Courses

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
CMST 330 Intercultural Health Communication 5
ECON 315 Economics of Healthcare 5
HCML 301 Essential Foundations of Healthcare Management 5
HCML 310 Health Information Systems for HC Managers 5
HCML 320 Finance and Accounting for Healthcare Managers 5
HCML 325 Organizational Theory and Behavior in Healthcare 5
HCML 340 Human Resources Management in Healthcare 5
HCML 350 Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Healthcare 5
HCML 375 Project Management for HC Managers 5
HCML 380 Revenue Cycle in Healthcare 5
HCML 401 Marketing in Healthcare Environment 5
HCML 411 Institutional Quality Management and Accreditation 5
HCML 440 Business Planning in Healthcare 5
HCML 460 Management and Leadership in Healthcare 5
PHIL 365 Biomedical Ethics: Theory & Practice 5
RAIM 301 Essentials of Imaging and Therapy 5
Choose one combination from the following: 5
HCML 465
HCML 475
Capstone Proposal (1 Cr)
Capstone Project (4 Cr)
HCML 466
HCML 476
Field Studies Orientation (1 Cr)
Capstone Project (4 Cr)

Elective Courses

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
Choose 5 credits from following: 5
HCML 399 Independent Study (1-5 Cr)
HCML 415 Strategic Operations Management Healthcare (5 Cr)
HCML 420 Managerial Perspectives in Global Healthcare (5 Cr)
HCML 494/5/6/7 Special Topics (1-5 Cr)
RAIT 301 Sectional Anatomy (5 Cr)
RAIT 302 Body Pathophysiology (5 Cr)
RAIT 303 Neuropathophysiology (5 Cr)
RAIT 310 CT Instrumentation & Procedures (5 Cr)
RAIT 311 Clinical Practicum – CT (12 Cr)
BIOL/RAIT 312 Biology of Cancer (5 Cr)
RAIT 314 CT Lab (1 Cr)
RAIT 315 MRI Instrumentation & Procedures (3 Cr)
RAIT 316 Clinical Practicum – MRI (12 Cr)
RAIT 317 MRI Lab (1 cr)
RAIT 320 Interventional Procedures (3 cr)
RAIT 321 Vascular Interventional Clinical (12 Cr)
RAIT 322 VIR Lab (1 Cr)
RAIT 325 Mammography (5 Cr)
RAIT 326 Ultrasound Physics for Mammographers (3 Cr)
RAIT 328 Breast Ultrasound for Mammographers (2 Cr)
RAIT 329 Mammography Clinical (5 Cr)
RAIT 330 Breast Ultrasound (3 Cr)
RAIT 331 Clinical Practicum in Breast Ultrasound (12 Cr)
RAIT 340 Fetal Echocardiography for Sonographers (3 Cr)
RAIT 341 Clinical Practicum for Fetal Echo (12 Cr)
RAIT 344 Sonographer Vascular Technology (3 Cr)
RAIT 345 Clinical Practicum for Vascular Sonography (12 Cr)
RAIT 350 Nuclear Cardiology (5 Cr)
RAIT 359 Basics of Positron Emission Tomography (3 Cr)
RAIT 360 Advanced Positron Emission Tomography (3 Cr)
RAIT 361 Clinical Practicum – PET (12 Cr)
RAIT 401 Advanced Sectional Anatomy (2 Cr)
RAIT 410 Advanced CT Procedures (3 cr)
RAIT 411 Clinical Practicum II – CT (1-11 Cr)
RAIT 415 Advanced MRI Procedures (3 Cr)
RAIT 416 Clinical Practicum II – MRI (1-11 Cr)
RAIT 421 Clinical Practicum II – VIR (1-11 Cr)
RAIT 430 Neurosonology (3 Cr)
RAIT 434 Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Lower Extremity (3 Cr)
RAIT 440 Pediatric Sonography (3 Cr)
RAIT 444 Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Upper Extremity (3 Cr)
RAIT 461 Clinical Practicum II – PET (9 Cr)
RAIT 494/5/6/7 Special Topics (1-5 Cr)

Ultrasound Concentration Total Credits: 90

Grand Total: 180

Program Eligibility

Individuals must have:

  • National Certification in radiologic technology, diagnostic ultrasound, radiation therapy or nuclear medicine technology, to be eligible for the BAS degree
  • Demonstarted completion from a regionally accredited college of the following courses, or their equivalent, with a gradeof 2.0 or better:
    • Science: must include at least one lab sciecne course
    • Human Anatomy & Physiology I and II
    • English composition course and Technical Writing or Research Paper course
    • College Level Math: MATH 130 Statistics or BA 240 Statistical Analysis or equivalent
  • Co-requisite requirement: must be completed no later than the first two quarters of acceptance
    • Introduction to Business course
    • Humanities course from AAS-DTA transfer list
    • Social sciences course from AAS-DTA transfer list
    • Either Humanities or Social Science must be a communication course

Degree Requirements

A complete description of the required curriculum is shown in the worksheet. In addition to eligibility requirements, students must also achieve the following:

  • Completion of 90 quarter credits in the general program and concentration requirements, with a grade of “C”, or better
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all coursework taken at BC and the courses applied to the degree, including credits transferred from other colleges
  • At least 45 quarter credits for the degree must be completed in residence at BC, of which 30 credits must be upper division

Application Process

To be considered for the Bachelor of Applied Science in Healthcare Management and Leadership program, with a concentration in Radiation and Imaging Sciences, prospective students must submit the following:

  • Completed general Bellevue College admission form
  • Nonrefundable admissions and placement fee of $55
  • Completed Bachelor of Applied Science application form
  • Non-refundable application fee of $90
  • Official transcripts from regionally accredited college
  • Two letters of recommendation from someone who personally knows your work, such as your current or past manager, discussing your contributions to your work place and how he or she believes you will benefit from completion of the BAS program. If you are applying for this program immediately after completing an associate degree program, the letters of recommendation may be from your instructors.
  • Personal statement of no more than 500 words discussing your understanding of the role in your chosen field and how that fits in with your personal or professional goals. You may also discuss your work experience; your advanced certifications; specific or unique attributes that you will bring to the program; challenges or hardships you have overcome in pursuing your educational or work goals; or other special considerations that would make you a good candidate for the program.
  • A diversity statement that addresses the following prompt: Provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to the community, the healthcare industry, and to Bellevue College (max 1 page)

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Last Updated October 5, 2017