Do you seem to gravitate to people who might need help understanding a hard topic?
Do you have a way of explaining something so others understand?

Do you feel a calling to teach in the radiation sciences field?

Have You Thought of Teaching in Medical Imaging 

Pursuing career advancement in education is fun, challenging, and rewarding! The radiation sciences needs quality teachers equipped with current evidence-based theory of learning and teaching. Twenty-first century teachers needs  the knowledge, understanding, and skills necessary for successfully guide learners through the learning process. To make a good instructor in radiation sciences, you need to be committed to helping students. In the Loma Linda University BSRS program with the Education emphasis, students will learn about leadership, administration, management, adult learning theory, and teaching best practices. You will learn how to deliver courses, monitor progress, and think like a leader.

About the Education Emphasis in the BSRS

Loma Linda University's Bachelor of Science in Radiation Science program offers an online emphasis in education. The Bachelor of Science in Radiation Sciences (BSRS) degree provides imaging professionals with the foundational education necessary to advance into clinical or didactic education.

The Bachelor's in Radiation Sciences is comprised of the following elements:

  • Loma Linda University general studies requirements (General Education) for baccalaureate degrees: contact the program director for guidance.
  • Professional Core (a student's entry-level imaging degree such as medical radiography or ultrasound): taken prior to program entry; 2 years full-time.
  • The BSRS Program Core (required for all students to take): 1 year part-time.
  • The BSRS Program Emphasis (customized focus of the degree): 1 year part-time.
  • The BSRS Program Portfolio - Part of the core curriculum, students will be required to complete a ePortfolio comprised of academic and professional work, a signature project, and service learning (40 hours).

The education program emphasis is 1 year, 24 units - Online

How to Begin

Step 1: Contact the program director for advisement (work-up). Email is best.
Step 2: Send a copy of your transcripts if you have them, the emphasis in which you may be interested, and the state in which you live.
Step 3: Once you have a work-up complete, you will meet with the program director for an advisement session.
Step 4: Apply to the program. 
Step 5: Arrange to have your official transcripts sent directly to the Office of Admissions for the School of Allied Health Professions. Official transcripts must be sent directly to LLU from the school where credits were earned.

Refer back to the BSRS web page for more information.