NSU radiologic sciences program ranked as 10th most affordable in the nation

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Northwestern State University’s Radiologic Technologist to Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences program has been ranked as one of the most affordable in the nation.

SR Education Group ranked NSU’s program as the 10th most affordable radiology degree in the country. Among bachelor’s programs, Northwestern State’s program was ranked eighth. The complete rankings are available at onlineu.org/most-affordable-colleges/radiology-degrees.

The RT to BSRS program provides an individualized plan of education to assist technologists, who are ARRT registered in radiography, in gaining the skills necessary to meet their future career goals. The program is designed to meet the needs of the adult learner. All courses are available online making the program accessible and convenient.

The technologist may earn credit without enrollment in 44 hours of radiologic sciences courses. Northwestern State offers an individualized plan for learning to assist radiologic technologists registered in radiography who are pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in radiologic science. The length of the program will be based on the amount of prior academic coursework completed.

“The RT to BSRS program was designed for the working radiologic technologist,” said Kelli Haynes, director of the BSRS program and an associate professor of radiologic sciences. “The faculty work with a number of healthcare partners to provide a quality program for a reasonable cost. Those who complete the program are in an excellent position to advance in the profession and see their degree pay off.”

Haynes pointed out that online students at NSU do not pay out of state tuition, greatly reducing their costs. She said the program consists of two parts: general education courses and advanced radiologic sciences courses. The classes can be used for continuing education hours.

For more information on NSU’s RT to BSRT program, go to nsula.edu/academics/nursing-allied-health/allied-health-2.