Loma Linda University's Bachelor of Science in Radiation Science program is unique by offering a flexible learning program at a competitive tuition rate in which students can choose part-time and full-time options, allowing them to work around their busy professional schedules. Average part-time students can complete their degree in 1-2 years depending on transfer credits from their entry level imaging program. You may be closer than you think; contact us to find out.
Career Possibilities with Your Degree:
The Bachelor of Science in Radiation Sciences (BSRS) degree provides imaging professionals with the foundational education necessary to advance into various career possibilities, including:
The BSRS program is accredited by WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) which provides the option to transfer credits or to pursue other health care related options at LLU.
The BSRS Degree is comprised of the following elements:
Our BSRS Brochure includes complete course curriculum and additional program options and information.
A maximum of 70 semester or 105 quarter units from an accredited community college will be accepted, not including units for clinical training. Students who have completed a hospital training program are allowed up to 50 community college-level units of academic credit on the basis of their registry certificate (ARRT).
Applying to the Program
Program Start Dates (Students can enter the BSRS program any quarter):
Cost of Program
Estimated cost for the full BSRS program including core and chosen emphasis curriculum and miscellaneous expenses: $20,000-$30,000. See our Program Estimated Cost of Attendance for program costs and fees.
This program qualifies for VA tuition benefits. Visit: http://www.gibill.va.gov
Timothy Seavey, M.A.M, RT (R)(CT)
Department of Radiation Technology
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How long is the BSRS program?
A: The program can be taken in as little as one year. Students work directly with the program director to custom design a curriculum load that fits their needs. The average student takes 2 years to complete the program attending part-time.
Q: Does the program qualify for financial aid (grants & loans)?
A: Yes, for students taking more than 6 units per quarter. Apply early. Financial aid: 909-558-4509
Q: Is the program all online?
A: Yes, students can take the BSRS either 100% online OR work with the program director to arrange for partial on-campus options.
Q: When can I apply/start the program?
A: Applications are now being accepted year around. Students can start any quarter.
Q: I want to obtain additional schooling in a secondary imaging specialty (US, NM CT MR, RT, etc.). Does that count towards my BSRS?
A: Yes, you can count any secondary specialty towards your BSRS as an emphasis as long as it is from a regionally-accredited college or university.
Q: Does my ASMR degree count towards my BSRS?
A: Yes, as long as you have your ARRT, you can count up to 50 quarter units.
Q: How do I know what General Education courses I need?
A: Contact the program director for advisement.
Q: I want to become a Radiologist Assistant (RA). Will the BSRS allow me to qualify for the program?
A: Yes, students who complete their BSRS will qualify for the RA Program
Q: If I get into the BSRS program, do I still need to apply to other clinical programs such as nuclear medicine, therapy, CT/MRI, etc?
A: Yes, each program is independent and requires separate application/admittance processes.
Q: What is my first step now?
A: Contact the program director via email for advisement.