The field of allied health encompasses a vast array of
specially-trained healthcare professionals including medical
imaging technologists and respiratory therapists. Allied health
professionals perform vital medical services and work in
collaboration with physicians, nurses, and other health care
providers to deliver integrated and comprehensive quality
health care in hospitals, clinics, and private practice offices.
Rapid advances in technology as well as a large aging
population support an increased demand for qualified allied
health professionals. According to the United States Department
of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, the career outlook for many
allied health professions is favorable to very good, and the need
for many of these professions is expected to increase faster than
average through the year 2018.
Online degree completion options are available only
to credentialed medical imaging professionals who have
completed an accredited program in one of the medical
imaging fields listed below and who desire to earn a
baccalaureate degree in medical imaging sciences.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Nuclear Medicine Technology