The Department of Radiation Sciences welcomes you! We offer B.S. in Clinical Radiation Sciences with concentrations in Nuclear Medicine Technology, Radiation Therapy, Radiography, and Diagnostic Medical Sonography. As Virginia's only B.S. program with concentrations specific to Radiography, Radiation Therapy and Diagnostic Medical Sonography plus the only Nuclear Medicine program in central Virginia, you have the opportunity to prepare for the technical and professional demands of the 21st century.

Curricula for each concentration include both theoretical and practical course work and substantial clinical experience in a variety of high quality health care settings. Our entry level programs are fully accredited by JRCERT for Radiation Therapy and Radiography; and JRCNMT for Nuclear Medicine) and meet high national standards. Graduates from our programs are eligible for national certification exams in their discipline. We will seek programmatic accreditation for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

Our facility provides multimedia classrooms, a fully energized radiographic and fluoroscopic lab, a radiation therapy treatment planning system, Kermath radiation therapy simulator, dual head nuclear medicine gamma cameraFuji computed radiography (digital) imaging equipment, and a dedicated student computer lab. Equally impressive are the department  who have expertise and experience in a wide range of specialties within the radiation sciences.

If you are committed to helping people in a health care setting along with an interest in technologically advanced equipment, the radiation sciences may be the career for you.

Discover why VCU has the advantage in the Radiation Sciences.


Jeffrey S. Legg, PhD, RT(R)(CT)(QM)
Chairman and Associate Professor
Department of Radiation Sciences
Virginia Commonwealth University

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