Train for In-Demand Healthcare Careers
As modern medicine continues to improve, sustained or repeated imaging is how medical professionals monitor progress and investigate concerns. Doctors and nurses are more aware of and able to treat a greater range of conditions, resulting in a growing need for imaging professionals who can assist in the diagnostic and treatment process.
Many factors are influencing the growing demand for medical imaging professionals, and experts predict this field will continue to see growth in the coming years. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), MRI and radiologic technologists will experience 6% growth in employment from 2021 to 2031. Some fields, such as oncology, have an even higher need for trained professionals, and employers may even offer signing bonuses to new staff.
York’s flexible Medical Imaging program prepares for entry-level technologist careers in nuclear medicine, radiology, and more, including roles like:
- Nuclear Medicine Technician
- MRI Technician
- CT Technician
- Mammography Technician
- X-Ray Technician
- Sonography Technician
- Radiation Therapist
Focus your training on areas you care about and pursue a career with high job security and work-life balance.
Earn Higher Salaries and Prepare for Advanced Imaging Careers
Electing to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Medical Imaging is ideal for students looking for in-depth specialized training and who may pursue leadership roles in the future. It can also be the first step on an educational journey that includes further study in master’s or professional programs.
A comprehensive education and exposure to relevant technology are hallmarks of York’s Medical Imaging degree, allowing graduates to earn higher starting salaries than professionals who hold a certificate or associate degree alone.