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Admission Requirements for the B.S.M.I.T. Degree

Students may apply for admission into the Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Technology program at any time after qualifying for formal admittance to IU South Bend. Upon acceptance to the program, all students who are classified as pre-BSMIT may enroll in the general education course work reuqired for the baccalaureate degree. The courses may be taken at any Indiana University campus or may be accepted as transfer credits from other accredited institutions. (Students also have the option of taking general education course work leading to the B.S.M.I.T. degree while pursuing their associate degree.) Students who receive radiography degrees from accredited programs other than those offered by Indiana University will be considered transfer students for the purpose of fulfilling general education requirements at IU South Bend.

Those seeking application to the clinical professional program must meet the minimum criteria listed below to be considered eligible for entry into the clinical component of the degree. Meeting the minimum criteria listed qualifies applicants for continuation of the admission process. It does not guarantee a student admission into the clinical professional program.

Have met with and been formally advised by the Radiography Department program advisor or program director.

Submit a formal application for admission consideration by March 1 of the year of anticipated entry into the BSMIT clinical program. (Clinical applications are available February 1 of the year of anticipated entry.)

Complete an Associate of Science in Radiography or similar degree at an accredited institution and submit an official transcript to the IU South Bend Admissions office for a transfer credit audit.

Submission of evidence of American Registry of Radiologic Technologist Good Standing certification as a Registered Radiographer (R.T.) or documentation which validates Registry eligibility at time of application to the BSMIT clinical professional program.

Must have a minimum grade of C or better in all required general education course work.

Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for all course work completed.

Must have a minimum 2.50 GPA on a 4.0 scale for all entry level clinical professional training in radiography.

Complete a radiography questionnaire/essay.

Submit three letters of recommendation following the guidelines set forth in the application process.

Criminal Checks

Federal law mandates clinical agencies require criminal checks. Students are responsible for applying for the criminal check and all fees associated with the check.