Biomedical Sciences: B.S. Biomedical Sciences
Radiologic Technology Submajor

Program Overview


UWM CHS Radiologic Technology student doing her fieldwork at the UWHC School of Radiologic Technology. She is taking an X-ray of a person's leg.

Radiologic Technology is offered by the CHS’ Department of Biomedical Sciences as one of seven submajors in the Biomedical Sciences (BMS) degree program. As a Radiologic Technologist, you’ll produce quality medical images of the human body to aid the physician in diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of disease. The field of radiology is constantly changing as new technological advances make diagnostic imaging faster, clearer, and more informative.

This is a four-year baccalaureate program in which students complete 4 or more semesters of preclinical course work to prepare for the 2-year professional and clinical training. UWM student applicants have six clinical affiliate options.

The six options are:

  1. Aurora St. Luke’s School of Radiologic Technology in Milwaukee, WI. Academic classes and clinical experience provided off campus by the clinical affiliate.
  2. Froedert School of Radiologic Technology in Milwaukee, WI. Academic classes and clinical experience provided off campus by the clinical affiliate.
  3. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), sponsored Radiologic Technology Program. Academic classes provided on campus and clinical experience provided off campus through affiliations with Columbia St. Mary’s Hospitals and Clinics, The Orthopaedic Hospital of WI, and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.
  4. University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (UWHC) Radiologic Technology School in Madison, WI. Academic classes and clinical experience provided off campus by the clinical affiliate.
  5. Wheaton Franciscan-All Saints School of Radiologic Technology in Racine, WI. Academic classes and clinical experience provided off campus by the clinical affiliate.
  6. Wheaton Franciscan-St. Joseph’s School of Radiologic Technology in Milwaukee, WI. Academic classes and clinical experience provided off campus by the clinical affiliate.

Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to write the national registration exam offered through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.