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

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: Advanced Center for Orthopedics, UPHS - Bell and UPHS - Marquette

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

Click here for complete list of clinical affiliates.

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)
Associate Professor, Program Director 
Office:  West Science 3713                                          

Janet Labron, BS, RT(R)(M)(QM)(CRA)
Educational Coordinator
Office:  West Science 2816

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

Physical Location
Northern Michigan University
Classroom: West Science 2610       

Tuition Expenses
Click here for current tuition rates and fees.  Additional program expenses include textbooks, professional societies, Lambda Nu Honor Society, uniforms and ARRT licensure examination.  

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 applicable 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.