Central Penn College - Radiology Sciences Bachelor's Degree Program

Central Penn College


Bachelor's Degree

Radiology Sciences

The Bachelor of Science in Radiology Sciences is targeted at medical imaging professionals credentialed and working in the field. It is a transitional program intended to give professionals the opportunity to earn business and management education and skills.

The focus of this program will be to expand students' leadership skills to further their careers into supervisory positions. Students will also be able to pursue higher level imaging careers such as the Registered Radiology Assistant. In addition, the Bachelor of Science in Radiology Sciences degree will allow professionals to pursue positions in medical imaging education.

This program is designed to prepare graduates to be able to:

  • Use leadership principles to guide interaction with patients/clients, healthcare professionals and the public.
  • Be prepared for leadership roles and have the managerial skills necessary to direct services.
  • Increase knowledge of advanced imaging modalities.
  • Use critical thinking and problem based learning skills to resolve healthcare issues.
  • Practice a holistic and ethical approach to health care.
  • Value lifelong learning as a means of continuous professional development.

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Admissions Criteria

The Bachelor of Science in Radiology Sciences program has specific admission qualifications. 

Persons seeking admission to the major must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicant must provide a copy of their medical imaging professional license from an accredited organization.
  • Submit two professional reference letters.

Capstone Experience

A capstone in professional studies including applied/action research is required to complete the program. Students must design, execute and present a professional project. This project synthesizes and applies selected knowledge, skills and experiences appropriate to the student’s personal and professional goals and/or his/her chosen area of concentration.

Middle States Accreditation

ACCREDITATION: Central Penn College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267.284.5000; web: www.msche.org). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Status: Member since January 1977. Approved Degree Levels: Postsecondary Award/Cert/Diploma, Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s.

APPROVED BY: the Secretary of Education and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to award the Master’s of Professional Studies degree, the Bachelor's of Science degree, the Associate’s in Science degree, and the Associate in Applied Science degree.

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Preparing students to fill healthcare workforce shortages

The predicted mass retirement of the Baby Boomers along with the current shortage of healthcare practitioners, and the resulting inadequacy in meeting the health care needs of the current population drove the college to expand their offerings in the health sciences in order to meet these demands.

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