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  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2016–2018 Liberal Arts Colleges Academic Programs and Courses Medical Imaging Sciences 658  

Medical Imaging Sciences 658

 Douglas W. Morrison, 973-353-1268,

The Department of Biological Science at Rutgers University–Newark and the Rutgers School of Health Professions (SHP) offer a joint bachelor of science degree in medical imaging sciences (MIS). Students choose one of the four programs: cardiac sonography, diagnostic medical sonography, nuclear medicine, or vascular technology. Students graduating with degrees in MIS become members of health care teams contributing to the diagnosis and treatment of disease. MIS majors are readily employed in a variety of health care, industrial, governmental, and educational settings. 

MIS majors complete their prerequisite science and math courses at Rutgers-Newark. They then apply to SHP in January for admission in September into one of four 15-month programs. Admissions are competitive and are not guaranteed. Minimum admissions requirements include an overall GPA of 2.75, with grades of C or better in all prerequisite science courses taken at Rutgers-Newark. Students who transfer into Rutgers-Newark must complete at least half their biology credits at Rutgers-Newark to qualify for the joint degree program.


All medical imaging sciences majors must complete these prerequisite courses (60 credits):

NJIT BIOL 200  Concepts in Biology (4)
21:120:201  Foundations of Biology 1: Cell and Molecular Biology (3)
21:120:202  Foundations of Biology 1: Laboratory (1)
NJIT BIOL 205  Foundations of Biology 2: Ecology and Evolution (3)
NJIT BIOL 206  Foundations of Biology 2: Laboratory (1)
21:120:285  Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates (4)
21:120:340 or NJIT BIOL 340  Mammalian Physiology (4)
21:120:352  Genetics (3)
21:160:115,116  General Chemistry (4,4)
21:160:113,114  General Chemistry Lab (1,1)
21:160:335-336 Organic Chemistry (4,4)
21:160:331  Organic Chemistry Lab (2)
21:750:203,204  General Physics (4,4)
21:750:205,206  Introductory Physics Lab (1,1)                               
21:640:114  Precalculus (3) or  21:640:135  Calculus I (4)
21:640:211  Probability and Statistics or NJIT MATH 105 (3)
In addition, MIS majors must complete all of Rutgers-Newark's general education requirements, including two writing intensive courses, before transferring to SHP.

For more information about the medical imaging sciences program, contact:

Dr. Douglas Morrison                                        Mr. Michael Teters
Department of Biological Sciences                   Department of Medical Imaging Sciences
Rutgers University–Newark                               Rutgers School of Health Related Professions
(973) 353-1268                                                 (908) 889-2449      
For additional information, contact RU-info at 732-445-info (4636) or
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