Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Imaging

Your medical career ought to be in pictures.


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About Our BSDI Program:

Our Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Imaging (BSDI) degree is the first of its kind in Missouri. It’s also one of only a few in the surrounding states. Join in a legacy of success that stretches over 40 years! Cox College has trained hundreds of specialty imaging professionals who have gone on to rewarding, life-changing careers, and you could be next!

Looking to earn a prized degree that fits with your schedule? All BSDI didactic courses can be completed online (except Diagnostic Medical Sonography).

Learn Online

Trying to balance work and school? Take advantage of convenient online learning! Whether you choose CT, MRI, IR, NUC, or Healthcare Leadership, our mentoring faculty will help guide you through the online curriculum while you complete your clinical experience at a healthcare network near you.

Three Convenient Options:

Our imaging candidates come from a wide range of backgrounds. That’s why we offer three enrollment options to fit your experience:

Great track options!

Students in the BSDI program can choose to pursue any of these tracks:

Total credits hours: 120

Looking for a specialization?

Whether you’re already registered in a primary imaging technique (like radiography) or have an associate’s degree and crave primary certification, this is your path. Apply to our BSDI program and choose your specialization in CT, DMS, ECH, MRI, NUC, or Healthcare Leadership. After completing specialty courses and clinical requirements, you’ll be eligible to apply to the appropriate ARRT and/or ARDMS national registry(s).

Minimum credit hours: 64

Just need a few more credits?

This path is ideal for technologists already registered in a primary (like radiography) and specialty imaging technique. Round out your degree with a select group of general education and core curriculum courses.

Minimum credit hours: 30

"Cox College didn’t just teach me how to succeed, it taught me to teach others to succeed. That is the real gift Cox College gave to me. I am so honored to be called an alumni of such an outstanding organization."

Matthew Younger, ASR ‘13, BSDI ‘15