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Overview

Radiography is a growing field. From 2014 to 2024, an estimated 250,000 jobs will be created in radiography and MRI combined.* You can learn to lead in this expanding field by earning your radiology degree online. It’s increasingly required for a range of jobs in radiology. At ADU, we offer three tracks of our bachelor’s in radiology so you can choose your path to advancement.

Potential Radiologic Technologist Careers for Bachelor’s in Radiology Grads

One in three ADU bachelor’s in radiology grads earn more than $75,000 annually.**

Radiation Therapist
Median Salary: $80,220*
Ranked #22 Best Health Care Job by
U.S. News & World Report in 2016

A bachelor's in sonography can prepare you to work as a radiation therapist.

As a radiation therapist, you continue to work with patients and pursue a specialized path. As use of MRI and CT simulations expands in radiation therapy, it’s essential to keep up with trends, technology, and advanced procedures within these tracks of expertise. That’s why many technologists elect to become multi-credentialed and diversify their skills.

Lead MRI Technologist
Median Salary: $69,858*
Ranked #10 Best Health Care Support
Job by U.S. News & World Report in 2016

A bachelor's in sonography can prepare you to work as a lead MRI technologist.

A lead MRI technologist’s job goes beyond imaging and extends to include management responsibilities. A mastery of the latest technology becomes critical, so you can mentor your team and manage the quality of patient scans. It’s a position that blends a seasoned radiologic technologist’s experience with a modern leadership mentality.

Radiologic Technologist Supervisor
Median Salary: $68,594*

A bachelor's in sonography can prepare you to work as a radiologic technologist supervisor.

In a time when the industry is calling for more training, imaging requires techs who can rise to lead. As a radiologic technologist supervisor, you will need organizational skills to answer to your staff’s needs. Supervisors typically assist in hiring, training, and reviewing staff technologists. It becomes important to learn management principles and monitor emerging trends to lead effectively, especially as more radiology technology jobs create an influx of new staff.

ADU prepares students to elevate patient care.

“After receiving my radiology degree, I had several doors open for me. I have changed jobs from being a CT technologist/clinical instructor to a clinical coordinator helping students full time. Also, I am currently enrolled in a master’s degree program.”

— Chad R. Hunley, Online Bachelor’s in Radiologic Sciences Graduate

How Can a Bachelor’s in Radiology Help You Advance?

69% of grads said the online bachelor’s in radiology helped them advance in the field**

You’re ready to take your radiography career to the next level. Our radiology degree can help equip your future. How? Learn management principles, with courses in finance, marketing, and organizational behavior. Become multi-credentialed, with focused tracks to pursue new certifications in CT, MRI, or Multi Modality. Each track can help you move forward.

With our radiology degree, you can:

Learn more about how our online bachelor’s in radiology can help support your career goals:

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
**ADU Graduate Outcomes Survey (2013)