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Medical Imaging Sciences

   The Medical Imaging Sciences Major: is offered jointly with the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences-School of Health Related Professions in Newark (RBHS-SHRP) and the Department of Biological Sciences at Rutgers-Newark. Graduates become members of health care teams contributing to the diagnosis and treatment of disease in a variety of health care, industrial, governmental, and educational settings.

   The Medical Imaging Sciences Major takes three years of course work at Rutgers-Newark and must apply to the senior clinical year at (RBHS-SHRP) beginning the fall term of their junior year through a separate admissions process. Admission requirements for the senior clinical year include a cumulative grade-point average of 2.75 and grades of C or better in all prerequisite core science courses taken at Rutgers-Newark. Students may specialize in Cardiac Sonography, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Nuclear Medicine, or Vascular Sonography.

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   Please click on the tabs below to see a list of sample occupations possible with an Medical Imaging Sciences degree and a list employers who have hired Rutgers-Newark students with a degree in Medical Imaging Sciences.

  • Sample Occupations
  • Employers who have Hired R-N Graduates

Sample Occupations

  • Athletic Coach
  • Blood Bank Specialist
  • Cardiovascular Technologist/Technician
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Health Information Technician
  • Health Services Manager/Administrator
  • Hematologist
  • Home Health Care Provider
  • Immunologist
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Medical Writer
  • Microbiologist
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Personal Trainer
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician's Assistant
  • Radiography Technician
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Sales Representative (Medical/Pharmacy)
  • Science Laboratory Technician
  • Serologist
  • Sonographer
  • Sports Manager
  • Surgical Technician
  • Vocational School Teacher
  • X-Ray Technician

Employers Who Have Hired R-N Graduates

  • University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ
  • CVS
  • Trinitas
  • Beth Israel Hospital
  • Robert Wood Johnson
  • St. Michaels Medical Center
  • St. Barnabas Medical Center