Radiologic Science

The Radiologic Science major at Avila

As the only undergraduate program in the area, Avila’s Radiologic Science program will help you develop the technical skills you’ll need to pursue a career in this rapidly growing field. Certified by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), the program is designed to teach you essential technological, clinical, and professional skills.

Avila’s small class sizes and highly experienced faculty will give you personalized instruction to aid you on your way to graduation, whether it’s solving problems, identifying clinical opportunities, or providing career guidance. And because more than 90 percent of Avila Radiology graduates pass the national credentialing exam on the first attempt, you’ll be career-ready as soon as you walk across the commencement stage.

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CAREER READY. 90% of Avila’s Radiologic Science graduates pass the national credentialing exam on their first attempt.

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Be Prepared for Your Career

Incoming first-year students are guaranteed access to an internship or research experience before graduation. Avila students have completed hands-on learning experiences at: 

  • Children’s Mercy Hospital
  • Overland Park Regional Medical Center
  • North Kansas City Hospital
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Avila Radiologic Science graduates are pursuing careers as:

  • Radiologic Technologist
  • Advanced Modality Technologist
  • MRI Technologist
Avila Radiologic Science graduates choose to work at:
  • Children’s Mercy Hospital
  • St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City

Transferring to Avila?

We work with you to make the most of your transfer credits so you’re on track to graduate with a bachelor’s degree.

An Environment to Enhance your Education

Hooley-Bunschu Learning Commons

This is not your mother’s library. State-of-the-art study rooms, public workstations, tutoring services, and access to 50,000 on-campus volumes, plus millions of database articles await you.

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Guaranteed Internship Opportunities

All first-year undergraduate students are guaranteed an internship or research experience opportunity.

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Close to Everything Kansas City

At Avila, you’re only 15 minutes away from world-class museums, historical landmarks, professional sports venues, and centers of culture, commerce, and industry.

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Find Your Mentor

Avila’s faculty will challenge you, inspire you, and become more than just another teacher.

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“With four boys at home, I wasn’t sure if I would have time to go to classes and study, but the staff at Avila went above and beyond to provide me with one-on one support that pushed me to where I am today.”

Fatima Haji-Ali/ ’19, Children’s Mercy Hospital
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Avila University Department of Radiologic Science, O’Rielly Hall
11901 Wornall Road / Kansas City, MO 64145 / 816-501-3624

Sarah Sanford, M.S.Ed., RT(R)(CT), Program Director and Assistant Professor of Imaging Sciences
P: 816-501-3624 / E: sarah.sanford

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