Online Radiology Degree


Cheryl Strayed
Online, In-Class
or Blended?
Online, In-Class or Blended?

Offered Online?
Classes meet entirely online.

Offered In-Class?
Classes meet face-to-face at our St. Paul campus or other off-campus location.

Offered Blended?
Course work is completed through a combination of in-class and online class meetings.

Radiologic Science Leadership

Course Length: 7 Weeks
Total Credit Hours: 44
Cost Per Credit Hour: $420

Overview

best online degree programThe Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Radiologic Science Leadership program consists of 44 credit hours and is offered fully online.  The radiology degree is designed for busy adult students who are interested in obtaining their degree and require the flexibility of attending class on their schedule.

This online radiology degree program allows students to complete their degree while maintaining their current careers as Registered Radiologic Technologists. The B.S. in Radiologic Science Leadership prepares students to develop leadership skills and gain exposure to health care administration. Students will graduate the program with critical thinking skills that they can use in both their professional and personal lives.

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RAD-250

Leadership Communication


This course emphasizes the communication processes of leadership with particular focus on assessing and researching leadership skills, strategic organizational planning, decision making, problem solving, mentoring employees, collaborative team management skills, cultivating a supportive work environment, change management, facilitation and meeting management skills, presentation skills and interviewing skills.


RAD-222

Pathological Foundations


This course is designed to provide students with a historical background in pathological studies.  The course is also designed to expose students to the principles and concepts necessary for understanding the basics of pathological investigations.  By applying knowledge from a range of disciplines, pathologists are able to more adequately study disease, wellness, and other health-related events in populations.  The ultimate goal of this course is to stimulate a desire for further education in pathological course work. Also includes the study of cell response to radiation and chemotherapy.


RAD-310

Writing for Healthcare Profess


Healthcare professionals at all levels must demonstrate professionalism as strong communicators not only verbally, but as writers as well. This course will lay the ground work of writing expectations in the program and serve to remediate as needed.


RAD-330

Comm Strat for Conflict Mgmt


This course provides an overview of the nature and functions of communication in human conflict. Professionals develop communication skills, such as listening and collaboration, which are necessary for managing conflict productively in interpersonal, organizational and intercultural contexts. Professionals will gain an understanding of patterns, research and processes associated with conflict management styles, and civility. This course will also address how language, perception, gender communication, and generational differences and context influence the conflict process.


RAD-350

Hlthcare Diversity & Global Is


Students use literature, interviews and class discussion to explore the values, beliefs, customs and perceptions represented in various kinds of diversity affecting social and economic life. Students explore the obligations and implications of equal opportunity in organizations while they develop organizational strategies to benefit from diversity in the United States and abroad.


RAD-435

Ethics & Decision Making in HC


This is a foundational course in ethics for individuals pursuing vocations of service in health care. Students will have a greater understanding of the ethical principles that are applied to the delivery of health care services and the processes for making sound ethical decisions.  Students will develop models of decision making that are consistent with core personal values as well as the ethical standards of their professions.  Motivations for ethical healthcare decisions will be evaluated.  The roles and responsibilities of healthcare professionals will be explored on the basis of Christian values as well as assumptions drawn from reason and societal norms and expectations.


RAD-300

Strategic Ldrshp of Resources


The strategy process represents an essential opportunity for health care leaders to establish, implement and guide the organization


RAD-400

Org Dev for HR Professionals


This course will help HR leaders understand organization development from a leadership and HR perspective. Students will build their capacity to facilitate complex change initiatives using change theories, models, and concepts. Students will demonstrate an understanding of how a complex organizational environment is driving the need for continuous change. Moreover, students will develop skills in planning for change, communicating change, and holding individuals accountable for results. Students will also demonstrate an understanding of how change impacts individual performance.


RAD-440

Legal Env for Hlthcare Mgrs


This course integrates the treatment of law and management. It helps managers and leaders spot legal issues before they become legal problems and emphasizes developing the legal astuteness to craft solutions that attain core organizational objectives without incurring undue legal risk. Traditional legal concepts are discussed as well as current topics in developing areas of the law. An emphasis on ethical concerns stimulates understanding of how managers must incorporate considerations of ethics and social responsibility into their managerial actions.


RAD-322

Compliance & Regulatory Req.


The focus of this course is to examine the role law plays in the everyday operation of our health care system from the management perspective. Key topics will include: The Affordable Care Act of 2010, Corporate Compliance and Integrity, Fraud and Abuse, health care laws, and health care regulatory agencies. Laws and bills related to health care in the State of Minnesota will be examined and followed.


RAD-490

Senior Seminar


The students will engage in a literature survey of research in the instructor’s area of expertise and develop a research proposal consisting of a research hypothesis, a rationale for the work and experimental design.  Students learn professional presentation skills and combine research and theory to develop individualized synthesis projects which examine research problems and answer a particular research question that has specific application in their occupation.


Requirements

For admission consideration, a student must:

Have an Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology from a regionally accredited college or university

 

1. Apply Online

2. Final and official transcripts from all previous institutions attended
* If you have attended a MNSCU college or university we also ask that you provide an official accompanying DARS or MnTC goal area worksheet.  Concordia accepts completed goal areas.
* If you have less than 20 college credits completed, you will need to submit your official high school transcript as well as any college level courses you have taken.

3. Submit a typed personal statement that answers the questions listed below.  Completed statements should be labeled with your name, academic program, and your contact information and submitted via mail, email or fax. Each question should be answered in a minimum of 300 words (1 page).

What has led you to pursue your undergraduate degree?
What are your long term personal and professional goals?

Technology Requirements
Students enrolling in an adult undergraduate program must have access to a computer that meets Concordia University's technology requirements. Contact Concordia's Help Desk at helpdesk@csp.edu or 651-641-8866 with any questions regarding these requirements.

Concordia University Technology Requirements (PDF)

Start Dates

Spring 2015 Term

Start Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Delivery: Online
Class Day: Tuesday
Chat Time: 7-8 p.m. CST

*128 credits need to be completed to earn bachelor's degree