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Designed for working professionals, the leadership in medical imaging program at Morehead State will help you take your career to the next level. Classes are offered online, so you can earn your bachelor's degree on your own schedule in a flexible, convenient way.

The Bachelor of Science in Leadership in Medical Imaging is offered completely online, making it convenient for working professionals.

Courses in the program cover topics such as fiscal management in healthcare, program planning, evaluation and assessment and health care law and policy, among others. Once you've earned your degree, you'll be qualified for positions in imaging sciences administration and management. You'll also be qualified to work in imaging sciences educational programs.

The leadership in medical imaging program has a selective admissions process, and a limited number of students are accepted each year. 

Mission, goals and outcomes

Program Requirements

For course lists and other requirements of this program, please refer to the undergraduate catalog.

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Admission Criteria

  • Unconditional acceptance to Morehead State University through the Office of Admissions. MSU admission requirements.  
  • Graduate of a programmatic accredited program (radiography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance, diagnostic medical sonography, nuclear medicine or radiation therapy). Non-programmatic accredited programs will be reviewed on an individual basis. 
  • Completion of the following 15 credit hours of pre-requisite courses: 
    CIS 101 - Computer Literacy, three hours. 
    COMS 108 - Fundamentals of Speech Communications, three hours.
    ENG 100 - Writing I, three hours.
    ENG 200 - Writing II, three hours.
    MATH 131 - Mathematical Reasoning & Problem Solving or Higher, three hours.
  • Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher on all course work required for admission to the program. 
  • Registered and in good standing by a respective certification agency, for example American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB).


Applications will be accepted beginning in January for the fall semester and must be received by July 15. Applications will be accepted beginning in August for the spring semester and must be received by Dec. 15. Late applications may be considered until the class is filled. 

Submit a complete application packet with the following required materials: 

  1. Imaging Sciences Admission Application  designating the leadership in medical imaging online program. 
  2. Official transcripts documenting all courses required for admission.   
  3. Copy of course description(s) if course equivalencies are not listed on MSU's transfer credit webpage.   
  4. Copy of current certification card, for example American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB).

Mail all application materials to:

Morehead State University 
Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Imaging Sciences 
316 W. 2nd St.,CHER 210D 
Morehead, Kentucky 40351

Career Opportunities

Students graduating with Bachelor of Science in Imaging Sciences, Leadership in Medical Imaging degree pursue career opportunities in imaging sciences administration, management, and with educational programs.

MSU's Career Services  offers career planning, interview and resume preparation assistance, internship placement, and services to help you find a job after you graduate.