Radiologic Technology


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Our comprehensive program prepares students to excel in performing diagnostic imaging examinations and administering radiation therapy treatments. Through our joint program with St. Luke's College - UnityPoint Health, you can earn your degree in radiologic technology in just five semesters.


Radiologic Technology (B.S.)


A Great Fit For

  • Compassionate and detail-oriented individuals.
  • Those interested in constantly evolving technology and growing their technical skills.
  • Those interested in anatomy, physiology, patient care, and radiation physics.
  • Students who want a career that is flexible, but still in-demand.



Radiologic Technology students complete a practicum every semester, ensuring that you’ll receive hands-on experience that complements what you learn in the classroom.


Morningside has partnered with St. Luke College - Unity Point in Sioux City to create a unique 2 + 2 program (two years at Morningside and two at St. Luke's College).


Students have the opportunity to present at prestigious events like the Maud Adams Nursing Research Day and the Morningside University Palmer Research Symposium, while also gaining hands-on experience through volunteering and community activities in the healthcare field. .


BIOL 110 Human Biology or BIOL 117 Principles of Biology II (4 credit hours)

BIOL 120 Introduction To Health Sciences or BIOL 205 Health and Nutrition (2 credit hours)

BIOL 207 Human Anataomy(4 credit hours)

BIOL 208 Physiology for Allied Health (4 credit hours)

CHEM 121 General Chemistry I (4 credit hours)

CHEM 122 General Chemistry II (4 credit hours)

Total Required Biology/Chemistry Credits = 22

MATH 150 Elementary Probability and Statistics (4 credit hours)

PHIL 103 Introduction to Ethics (4 credit hours)

PSYC 101 General Psychology (4 credit hours)

Total Required Support Credits = 12 

Clinical Practicum I (3 credit hours)

Clinical Practicum II (4 credit hours)

Clinical Practicum III (3 credit hours)

Clinical Practice IV (5 credit hours)

Clinical Practicum V (Senior Capstone Experience, 5 credit hours)

CT Imaging/Cross-Section (3 credit hours)

CT Procedures III (3 credit hours)

Directed Reading (1 credit hour)

Introduction to Radiology and Patient Care (2 credit hours)

Introduction to Research (4 credit hours)

Fundamental and Radiologic Physics (4 credit hours)

Radiographic Procedures I (4 credit hours)

Radiographic Imaging and Fundamentals (3 credit hours)

Radiographic Procedures II (4 credit hours)

Radiographic Pathology (1 credit hours)

Radiologic Pharmacology (1 credit hours)

Radiobiology (3 credit hours)

Total Required St. Luke’s College Credits = 56


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Jacklyn Barber

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Chad Leugers

Chad Leugers

Associate Professor

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Anni Moore

Associate Professor

I love teaching at Morningside because I get to work with amazing students, teach them about the great world of microbiology, guide many of them through research projects, and see them graduate and go on to do good things in the world. As an educator, I cannot think of anything more rewarding!

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Kurt Spearing

Kurt Spearing

Associate Professor

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Andrew Thomas

Andrew Thomas

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Still looking for the right fit? Here are some additional program options that we think might interest you or are often paired with this program. You can also view the programs page to keep exploring your options.



student/faculty ratio so you’re assured a quality education focused on you


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majors & pre-professional programs available

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