Department of Radiologic Sciences

Welcome to the Department of Radiologic Sciences
In response to the serious public health threat from the coronavirus (COVID-19), all Observations for the USA Radiologic Sciences are temporarily suspended. In addition, all applications should be e-mailed to the Dept. of Radiologic Sciences.


  • Established in 1976, the Department of Radiologic Sciences offers a Baccalaureate Degree Program designed to prepare the student for a variety of clinical settings including CT, MRI, Vascular Radiography, Mammography, Ultrasound, Radiation Therapy or Radiology Administration.  The goals and objectives are guided by criteria set forth by the Joint Review Commission on Education in Radiologic Sciences.
  • The professional component (junior and senior years) consists of two years of academic and clinical study in Radiologic Sciences.  The professional component is six semesters in length, including two summer terms.
  • The department has four energized radiographic laboratories equipped with phantoms, imaging accessories, and traditional x-ray equipment for student learning experiences.  A fifth laboratory offers opportunity to practice radiographic equipment manipulation.
  • The University of South Alabama has a state-of-the-art simulation lab where students learn, practice, and demonstrate a number of patient care skills prior to actually performing those in the patient care environment.
  • All full time faculty are certified in radiography and at least one advanced modality.
  • Radiographers may follow a number of career paths and work in a variety of work environments.  They are employed in hospitals, outpatient clinics, and physician’s offices as well as in commercial sales of radiography equipment, state health and safety departments, computer software companies, research facilities, and as teachers in educational institutions.