Gulf Medical University
Gulf Medical University

Gulf Medical University

Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Sciences

Bachelor of Health Sciences – Medical Imaging Sciences is a four year under graduate program that aims at developing health professionals competent to work in multi-disciplinary health care settings with skills specific to medical imaging. Students enrolled in MIS major will develop executive skills, logical reasoning ability and diverse Medical Imaging competencies for professional practice through focused coursework and hands-on experience in Medical Imaging procedures.

Who is a Medical Imaging professional?

Medical Imaging graduate, also known as a Radiographer, utilizes the clinical applications of radiation and medical physics in conjunction with accurate positioning of the human body in order to image the area of interest, with the use of highly sophisticated and advanced machineries such as digital X-ray, multi-detector CT scanner, Interventional Imaging suites and high field Magnetic Resonance Imaging within a hospital or a medical diagnostic center.

Top reasons to select the MIS Major & potential Career Opportunities

  • Demand for qualified Radiographers is strong in every healthcare setting
  • Work in hospitals, diagnostic centers in public or private sectors (after fulfilling local license/ regulatory requirements).
  • Join colleges or universities as instructor in MIS
  • Join research centers and institutes as research assistants
  • Join as application/technical specialist in various biomedical instrument companies
  • Pursue higher education in:
    • X-ray / Conventional Radiography
    • Mammography
    • Computed Tomography
    • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Required Credit Hours: minimum hours

Career Options

Work as radiographer in hospitals and diagnostic centers in public or private sectors.

Join colleges or universities as clinical-instructor of medical imaging.

Join research centers and institutes as research assistants.

Advance in career by pursuing higher education in specialty areas like Mammography, Computed Tomography, in Magnetic Resonance lmaging.

Work as Program Director of medical imaging after completing PhD in any specialty of medical imaging.