Biomedical Sciences: B.S. Biomedical Sciences
Diagnostic Imaging Completion Program

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get information about the Diagnostic Imaging Completion Program?
To explore how degree completion program requirements apply to you, academic advising is available. The dedicated advisor for this program is currently Gricelda Estrada, M.Ed., Academic Advisor in the College of Health Sciences. To schedule an advising appointment with Gricelda, please call (414) 229-2758. To contact Gricelda directly, email

How long will it take me to graduate?
Time to degree will vary based on your particular circumstances and academic history. A student with no prior college-level work must complete a minimum of 60 credits hours that could take up to four years or longer depending on the number of credits taken each semester.

Do I need a computer?
Access to a computer is critical to the activities related to this program. Because courses are available via internet, students will be expected to navigate course web pages and other university internet transactions. Computer labs are available on the UWM campus. In addition, most buildings have standing computer stations for checking email or accessing internet. To learn more or to request technology support, go to or call (414) 229-4040.

What is the average class size?
The average class size differs depending on both the type of the class and the enrollment for the particular course. Classes can be as small as 10 and as large as 400.

How do I apply for admission to the Diagnostic Imaging Completion Program?
For more information about the admission process, please go to the Admission Requirements page.

How much does it cost?
Determined through the State of Wisconsin biennial budget process, UW System tuition is set in July before the start of each fall semester. To view most recent UWM tuition information go to Please be aware that distance learning fees may be assessed in addition to tuition for those students enrolled in on-line courses.

How do I pay tuition and fees?
Registered students will not receive a billing statement in the mail. Billing information will appear online in your PAWS Student Center where you can link to instructions for making payments. For your convenience, several payment methods are available: web, mail, depository, and in person.

Am I eligible for Financial Aid?
To receive federal, state, or institutional funds administered by the UWM Office of Financial Aid, you must meet certain criteria. Please refer to the UWM Financial Aid website.