Courses

The Mammography Certificate Program consists of 6 total credit hours.

RADS 4753 Mammography          
RADS 4763 Mammographic Quality Practice

See the Course Description link on the left for detailed course descriptions.

Both Mammography Program courses are offered as MSU online courses and must be taken from MSU. 

Each course has a syllabus that identifies the course objectives, structure, requirements, textbooks, assignments, due dates, and more.  MSU radiology courses require students to demonstrate college-level writing skills based on APA formatting. Many courses require students to take proctored tests or final exams. Students must schedule test times with the online proctoring site, ProctorU. Proctor guidelines for each course are located in the course syllabi.  Syllabi for the current and previous semesters can be viewed on the MSU website.  Textbook information is available on the MSU Bookstore website.


Prerequisites

Must be currently certified and registered as a radiologic technologist (R). Students in the MSU BSRT program are also eligible to apply.


Program Timeline and Curriculum

The Mammography Certificate Program is designed to be completed within one to two semesters. This is a lock-step program; thus failures, withdrawals, or a grade lower than 70 require reapplication.


Admissions Criteria

To be considered for admission, the following basic requirements must be met:

  1. Must be certified and registered as a radiologic technologist (R). Students in the MSU BSRT program are eligible to apply.
  2. Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater on all college-level work and be in good academic standing.
  3. Have reliable Internet access (high speed recommended) and a working email.
  4. Complete the online Mammography Certificate Program Application.
  5. Submit a student copy of your most recent transcripts and courses in progress to radiologic.sciences@msutexas.edu. All transcripts, including MSU transcripts, must be sent. The subject line of the email should read Mammography Program_ Transcripts. Transcripts should be saved preferably as PDF files. Courses in progress should be saved as a screenshot. All education documents should be sent as one email.
  6. Send official transcripts to the Midwestern State University Admissions Office.
    • Official transcripts are those which are sent directly from the issuing institution to our Admissions Office. They must be original and not copies.
    • Transcripts must be received from all institutions attended. An online transcript request form is available for applicants to fill out and print so that the proper information is received by our Admissions Office.
    • THEA-To determine if you have met THEA criteria, please read the information concerning this requirement carefully.
  7. Apply to the BSRS program if a concurrent degree is desired.