Radiographers are skilled professionals qualified by education to perform x-ray procedures to assist in diagnosing and treating medical conditions.

The responsibilities can include performing radiation safety and quality control procedures; preparing and administering contrast media; operating imaging equipment; positioning patients for procedures; evaluating radiographs for diagnostic quality; providing basic nursing and medical care; and preparing data for physician interpretation.

Radiographers can work in many different settings including hospitals, private offices, independent imaging centers, industry, commercial sales, education, and management.

What They Do

Radiographers are skilled professionals qualified by education to perform x-ray procedures to assist in diagnosing and treating medical conditions.

The responsibilities can include performing radiation safety and quality control procedures; preparing and administering contrast media; operating imaging equipment; positioning patients for procedures; evaluating radiographs for diagnostic quality; providing basic nursing and medical care; and preparing data for physician interpretation.

Radiographers can work in many different settings including hospitals, private offices, independent imaging centers, industry, commercial sales, education, and management.

  • Prerequisite courses: 24 credit hours of specific college courses.
  • Radiography courses: 14 months; primarily full-time days

Duration of Program

  • Prerequisite courses: 24 credit hours of specific college courses.
  • Radiography courses: 14 months; primarily full-time days

Application Deadline

First business day of February

Program Start Date

May

Key Dates

Application Deadline

First business day of February

Program Start Date

May

Ball State University tuition plus books/uniforms/fees.

Cost

Ball State University tuition plus books/uniforms/fees.

The Ball State University Radiography program is offered in cooperation with IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. The program is divided into two phases and takes a minimum of 26 months to complete.

The first, or prerequisite, phase of the program takes place on the Ball State University campus and includes course work in the sciences and the University Core Curriculum program. You may complete the prerequisite courses at colleges/universities other than Ball State provided that the course is accepted and considered an equivalent by Ball State University.

You must apply and be accepted as a Ball State student and officially transfer prerequisite courses completed at other colleges/universities. The second, or professional concentration, phase of the program is offered in Indianapolis where medical, technical and clinical courses are taught at IU Health Methodist Hospital and other clinical education sites.

The professional concentration phase of the program begins in May of each year and concludes fourteen months later in July. Upon successful completion of all courses, students receive the Associate in Science Degree in Radiography from Ball State University.

Summary/Course of Study

The Ball State University Radiography program is offered in cooperation with IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. The program is divided into two phases and takes a minimum of 26 months to complete.

The first, or prerequisite, phase of the program takes place on the Ball State University campus and includes course work in the sciences and the University Core Curriculum program. You may complete the prerequisite courses at colleges/universities other than Ball State provided that the course is accepted and considered an equivalent by Ball State University.

You must apply and be accepted as a Ball State student and officially transfer prerequisite courses completed at other colleges/universities. The second, or professional concentration, phase of the program is offered in Indianapolis where medical, technical and clinical courses are taught at IU Health Methodist Hospital and other clinical education sites.

The professional concentration phase of the program begins in May of each year and concludes fourteen months later in July. Upon successful completion of all courses, students receive the Associate in Science Degree in Radiography from Ball State University.

For complete course and program information, please see Ball State University information.

To request information, contact:

IU Health Methodist Hospital
Wile Hall, Room 629
PO Box 1367
Indianapolis, IN 46206-1367

Website: learning@iuhealth.org

Phone: 317.962.5470

Radiography Program Director
Dawn Smith, MA, RT(R)
317.962.5116

Application/Contact Information

For complete course and program information, please see Ball State University information.

To request information, contact:

IU Health Methodist Hospital
Wile Hall, Room 629
PO Box 1367
Indianapolis, IN 46206-1367

Website: learning@iuhealth.org

Phone: 317.962.5470

Radiography Program Director
Dawn Smith, MA, RT(R)
317.962.5116