Prepare for a career in radiography

Jennifer Logiudice

When Jennifer left the military, she decided to pursue a career in health care. She enjoyed her work, but wanted more opportunities in health care. The bachelor’s degree in radiography from the University of Missouri provided insight to all areas of medical imaging, including patient care, research, sales and marketing. Jennifer gained expertise in the field, enhanced her professional network and fulfilled her dream of becoming a Tiger.

Quick facts

  • Program type: Bachelor’s degree completion
  • Academic home: School of Health Professions | Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
  • Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission
  • Delivery mode: 100 percent online
  • Total credit hours: 120
  • Typical transfer student needs: 30 credit hours
  • Estimated program cost: $12,502.10*

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. A bachelor’s degree requires 120 credit hours, but the typical transfer student admitted to this program needs only 30 credit hours to complete this bachelor’s degree. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, residency, course choices at Mizzou and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

Get the credit you deserve

A bachelor’s degree in radiography from MU will help you teach and serve as a manager in all areas of medical imaging, including patient care, research, sales and marketing. If you are a certified radiologic technologist and you want to find more job and promotion opportunities in health care, this may be the degree for you.

Career prospects

Salary increase

Source: Median earnings and unemployment rates of full-time wage and salary workers with bachelor’s degrees compared to those with some college but no degree. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey (2015)

Program structure and topics

This program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required. You may meet your course work requirement with both semester-based and self-paced courses.

Course work covers

  • Clinical ethics
  • CT physics and procedures
  • MRI physics and procedures
  • Public health principles and practice
  • Radiologic pharmacology
  • Sectional anatomy

The length of your program depends on how many credit hours you transfer and whether you study part time or full time.

Meet our faculty

Carla M. Allen, PhD, RT(R)(CT)

Clinical Education Coordinator, Associate Teaching Professor, Program Director, Director of Continuing Education


Dr. Allen has taught for the radiography program at Mizzou since 2006. Her goals include improving her teaching practice, which also provides her with the skills and abilities to improve the delivery and quality of radiologic sciences education on a more global basis. Her research interests include international collaboration, evidence-based practice, visual information behavior and improving learning.

This program is administered by the Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences.