Lifespan School of Medical Imaging

Lifespan School of Medical Imaging Programs

Lifespan School of Medical Imaging has partnered with Rhode Island College (RIC) for a bachelor of science degree in medical imaging. This program offers a comprehensive didactic and clinical education within the four primary concentrations offered, with secondary concentrations offered to eligible, currently registered technologists. 

Throughout the academic program, experienced Lifespan and neighboring community professionals work with students in both the classroom and clinical setting using the latest technology and incorporating best practices for a full education in this essential area of healthcare.

Primary Concentrations

To be considered for entry into one of the clinical education programs, qualified Rhode Island College students who have completed their pre-clinical required courses can apply to one of the primary concentrations offered by the Lifespan School of Medical Imaging where, upon acceptance, they will enter the clinical program for an additional 20 months to complete their bachelor of science degree and become eligible for certification.


Admission to the Lifespan School of Medical Imaging is competitive and is not guaranteed by applying. Applicants will be required to complete a personal interview and essay submission.

Applicants are required to obtain a minimum of 60 on the test of essential academic skills exam (TEAS Exam) and must have an overall GPA of 2.7, including all college coursework, with minimum grades of C (74) or better in these pre-clinical required courses:

  • General biology (with lab)
  • Human anatomy (with lab)
  • Human physiology (with lab)
  • General chemistry (with lab) (one semester) 
  • Introductory physics (with lab) (must be taken at RIC) 
  • Pre-calculus mathematics
  • Orientation to medical imaging (must be taken at RIC)

For more information, visit the Rhode Island College website or contact the program’s faculty advisor Eric Hall, PhD, at Transfer or second-degree students are encouraged to send Dr. Hall unofficial copies of their transcripts so that previous coursework can be attributed to this program.

Applications to the primary concentrations are accepted from April 1 to May 15.

Secondary Concentrations

The Lifespan School of Medical Imaging offers post-primary didactic and clinical education in computed tomography (CT) and mammography for eligible, currently registered technologists. For questions about medical imaging programs, contact

Student Handbook

Our student handbook includes comprehensive information about the program.

Lifespan School of Medical Imaging Student Handbook

Online version

PDF version

Academic Calendar 2022-2023

Please note, this schedule is subject to change.

Download the Calendar (PDF)

Stuents at the Lifespan School of Medical Imaging

Contact Us

Phone: 401-606-8531
Fax: 401-606-8532
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