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Medical Imaging Society

Founded in 1993, the Medical Imaging Society has brought a unique change to the undergraduate community of the Medical Imaging Program. The goal of the Medical Imaging Society is to provide an academic environment in which higher learning and professional information can be readily obtained. This is accomplished by keeping abreast of the latest technological advances and by sharing clinical experiences. The Medical Imaging Society is dedicated not only to the education of its members, but also feels an obligation to share what is learned and offer support to the community.

Association of Students of the Radiologic Sciences

The Association of Students of the Radiologic Sciences (ASRS) is an international society for students affiliated or interested in the radiologic sciences and associated disciplines. This society promotes scholarship and communication among students involved in radiological research, radiology, research, medical imaging, nuclear medicine, health physics, and associated disciplines.

Nassau-Suffolk Society of Radiologic Technologists

This is a Long Island-based organization whose membership is open to practicing professionals and students alike. Offering monthly seminars, this organization strives to promote education and advance the profession of radiologic technology.

MEDICAL IMAGING PROFESSIONALS

Credentialed professionals who are graduates of hospital-based programs or college-based programs approved by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) may be admitted to the program by applying to LIU Post and the Medical Imaging Program.

Graduates of Hospital-Based Radiography Programs

A maximum of 50 life experience credits may be granted depending upon the hospital school transcript and the extent of competency-based clinical experience achieved. The credits will be evaluated after a matriculated student completes 6 earned credits on campus and submits a formal application to the Coordinator of Life Experience. Students must also complete a radiography aptitude examination through the Medical Imaging Program before Life Experience Credits are granted.
To be eligible to apply for Life Experience Credits, the student must have acquired a New York State license to practice radiography and have satisfactorily passed the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) examination in Radiography. A copy of the New York State License and American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Certificate must be submitted to the Director of the Medical Imaging Program.

Two year hospital-based or college-based program graduates must complete 9 credits of Medical Imaging courses at LIU Post, and all students must complete the final 32 graded credits of their degree in residence at LIU Post. Credentialed professionals wishing to pursue a baccalaureate education may receive additional information by contacting the Medical Imaging Program.

Graduates of College-Based Radiography Programs

Graduates of two year college-based programs approved by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology may also be admitted to the Bachelor of Science program. To be eligible, the student must be registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and licensed to practice in New York State. A copy of the New York State License and American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Certificate must be submitted to the Director of the Medical Imaging Program. A maximum of 64 transfer credits may be granted with the approval of the Academic Standing Committee and the Evaluation Committee.

Two year hospital-based or college-based program graduates must complete nine credits of Medical Imaging courses at LIU Post. All students must complete the final 32 graded credits of their degree in residence at LIU Post. Credentialed professionals wishing to pursue a baccalaureate education may receive additional information by contacting the Medical Imaging Program.