Our students become self-directed, reflective and professional health care providers, who are dedicated to the highest standards for themselves and their patients.
The Radiological & Health Professions Department emphasizes practical career preparation through extensive fieldwork at sites throughout the New York City and Westchester areas. Our dedicated faculty are talented educators and practitioners in their fields, and our small class sizes enable student and faculty interaction in and out of the classroom.
Meet a Radiologic Technology Major: James Cabral
With the goal of working in a hospital, James Cabral discusses the benefits of a four-year degree in the field of radiologic technology.
The Radiological & Health Professions Department offers a multidimensional education that will allow you to make a difference in the fields of allied health, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy and x-ray. The department offers several programs:
Allied Health: This program prepares students for health care careers from health care administration to preparing for graduate work in various health fields. Students choose from a major concentration in health care administration or general science.
Nuclear Medicine Technology: This program prepares students for work in nuclear medicine -- primarily a diagnostic imaging technology -- which is used to help diagnose and treat various diseases. This program is offered as a B.S. and also a certificate for students who already have a bachelor’s degree and the appropriate prerequisites.
Radiologic Technology: This program prepares students for work in radiologic technology, a medical specialty which uses x-rays to assist doctors in the diagnosis and detection of pathology and disease process.
Radiation Therapy: This program prepares students for work in radiation therapy, which is used to help cure cancer in some patients and ease the pain of others. This program is offered as a B.S. and also a certificate for students who already have a bachelor’s degree and the appropriate prerequisites.