Program Description

ProgramRadiography room
Medical Imaging Sciences - Radiography

Post-Secondary - University-based

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 N Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182

8 year award received by program

Program Effectiveness Data

Degree Award
Associate Degree in Allied Health (AAS)

Program completion is followed by a national registry examination for licensure. ($200 fee for licensure examination)

American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT)
1255 Northland Drive
St. Paul, MN 55120-1155

Student capacity
20 First Year
20 Second Year

This is a limited enrollment program.

35 credits general education courses
16 of the 35 credits must be completed at NMU

All pre-requisite courses must be completed before May 15 to qualify for application.                      

January 1  -  April 1 (Annually)  Deadline April 1

21 Months                              

NMU radiography program offers a learning opportunity in the radiologic sciences; which allows a graduate the ability to prosper as a professional entry-level radiographer or seek further advancement through the diverse opportunities in diagnostic imaging. The radiography program is a five-semester, consecutive 21-month program divided into theory and clinical practicum components.

Program curriculum includes essential courses in anatomy and physiology, pathology, radiation physics, radiation biology and protection, patient care, radiographic procedures, diagnostic imaging equipment, imaging processes, cross-sectional imaging, human diversity and medicolegal ethics.

A student will complete assigned clinical rotations each semester. Students will need transportation to attend clinical rotations

Clinical Affiliations
Clinical practicum rotations will vary.

Semester 1 and 2: MGH and Bell Hospital

Semesters 3-5: (Students may need to relocate for clinical internship during this time).

  • Alpena General Hospital                    
  • Baraga County Memorial Hospital  
  • Bell Hospital                                      
  • Dickinson County Healthcare System      
  • Helen Newberry Joy Hospital            
  • Marquette General Hospital-DLP
  • Munising Memorial Hospital
  • Northstar Health System            
  • Portage Health
  • Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital          
  • OSF - St Francis Hospital
  • Aspirus Grandview Hospital             
  • Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital
  • Bay Area Medical Center                  
  • War Memorial Hospital

Faculty members are highly credentialed, active in the profession of radiologic sciences, hold leadership positions in state organization and national honor societies, and published in prestigious journals.  This combination of strong academic credentials and professional experience allows our faculty to guide our students through a meaningful learning experience that will prepare them for an entry-level role in diagnostic imaging.

Contact Information
Shaun Thunell, DC, MEd, RT(R)
Assistant Professor, Program Director 

Janet Labron, BS, RT(R)(M)(QM)(CRA)
Educational Coordinator

Northern Michigan University        
Clinical Sciences – Radiography Program
3515 West Science                                                  
1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette, MI 49855


Physical Location
Northern Michigan University
West Science – Seaborg Center
Faculty offices: Room 3505/3503  
Classroom: Room 2609/2810


Tuition Expenses
Tuition charges are evaluated periodically and are subject to change.




8,400 (2 semesters)


1,300 (2 years)

Professional Societies


Lambda Nu Honor Society




Computer (laptop)/Printer

NMU /student provided


University cost dependent

ARRT Licensure Exam



Tuition refunds are granted for students who withdraw from the program within specified time frames on the tuition refund schedule. The computed credit amount is credited to the student's account and all obligations are deducted. The balance is returned (prorated) to aplicable payment sources. Any refund due to the student is issued by check.

Financial Aid
Northern Michigan University is committed to making a quality education in the health professions available to all applicants. Our students participate in USDE Title IV financial aid.