What Can You Do with a Medical Imaging Technology Degree?
If you’re looking to enter the health care field and play a vital role in the health and well-being of your community, perhaps you’ve considered possible careers with a medical imaging technology degree. Indiana University Kokomo’s M.I.T. program prepares you for this exciting and growing career field so that when you walk across the stage to receive your diploma, you’re confident you’re ready to dive into the job market.
The field of medical imaging technology is vast and IU Kokomo offers four concentrations to help you specialize your knowledge and skills to fit your interests. After this program, you could become a:
- Computed tomography technologist
- Magnetic resonance imaging technologist
In terms of work environment, the majority of professionals in this field work in healthcare facilities including hospitals, imaging centers, clinics, physician offices, federal and state agencies, medical supply and equipment businesses, educational institutions, and even veterinary service providers. The overall employment and job outlook for this field is faster than the average for all occupations according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Local hospitals and other healthcare facilities face a shortage of qualified technologists. From 2016 to 2026, the projected growth is 13 percent!
Ready to start making a difference?
If you know that this field is the right place for you, the place where you know you can make a difference in the lives of others, don’t wait! Reach out to IU Kokomo’s Office of Admissions to get started. If jumping into the job market makes you a little antsy, the Career and Accessibility Center at IU Kokomo is here to help you. From resume critiques to interview preparation, they’ll be right beside you every step of the way. If you have a few more questions about this program and would like to chat, reach out to the friendly faculty in the Division of Allied Health Sciences today. We can’t wait to meet you!