Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Sciences

​The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Medical Imaging Sciences (MIS) is an interdisciplinary program offered jointly by the Faculties of Health Sciences (FHS) and Medicine (FM). It requires three years of study post freshman during which students participate in coursework, clinical training, and research activities.

During the first year of study, students take basic science and elective courses. In the second and third year, students learn in-depth theory and application of the following imaging modalities:

  • General Radiography

  • Mobile & Operating Room Radiography

  • Emergency Radiography

  • General Fluoroscopy

  • Digital Subtraction Angiography/ Interventional Imaging 

  • Breast Imaging

  • Computed Tomography 

  • Ultrasonography 

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging

  • Nuclear Medicine 

  • Positron Emission Tomography

Courses are designed to work in parallel with clinical training at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC). Clinical training is vital component of study, allowing students to apply knowledge and skills learned in classroom and laboratory activities. It is offered in coordination with the department of Diagnostic Radiology at the Faculty of Medicine. Elective periods in related specialties such as radiation oncology may be possible.

Curriculum

Bachelor of Sciences in Medical Imaging Sciences​

Program Learning Outcomes

Imaging sciences combines technical competence and expertise with high level of communication skills.  The program provides an educational environment structured to develop competent health care professionals. Upon graduation, the student will:

  • Communicate effectively

  • Demonstrate professional work ethics, dependability and self-confidence, and uphold the patients’ rights under all situations

  • Apply the acquired knowledge to accurately demonstrate the required anatomical structures in different imaging modalities

  • Use critical thinking skills to assess, analyze, and synthesize the processes required to produce diagnostic images for medical evaluation

  • Apply the principles of radiation protection to patient, self and others

  • Be able to evaluate the performance of imaging systems, in regard to the safe limits of operation and report any malfunction

  • Evaluate images/procedures for appropriate image quality

  • Exercise critical thinking and decision-making skills in critical situations

  • Provide patient/public education related to imaging procedures and radiation safety

  • Be dedicated to continuous learning and assimilation of knowledge through continuous professional development

Fields of work

Radiographers can work as part of a multidisciplinary team in a variety of settings: 

  • Hospitals 

  • Private practice 

  • Pharmaceutical

  • Medical equipment companies

  • ​Academic and research institutions

Contact us

Student Services Office (SSO) 

Email: so_fhs@aub.edu.lb

Tel: 00961 1 374374

Fax: 00961 1 744470