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The Computed Tomography/Magnetic Resonance Program at Morehead State University is an area of concentration in the Imaging Sciences bachelor's degree program. During the program, students are provided with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform procedures using specialized computer equipment, ionizing radiation and magnetic resonance to produce sectional anatomy images for the diagnosis and treatment of various pathological conditions. Along with lecture courses, the program provides hands-on training opportunities in its state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and at clinical education centers. The program prepares graduates who seek employment in hospitals and imaging centers as CT Technologists and/or MR Technologists.
The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program at Morehead State University is an area of concentration in the Imaging Sciences bachelor's degree program. Sonography is the use of sound waves to generate an image for the assessment and diagnosis of various medical conditions. Sonography is commonly associated with obstetrics and the use of ultrasound imaging during pregnancy, but this technology has many other applications in the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions throughout the body. Along with lecture courses, the program provides hands-on opportunities in its state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and during clinical assignments at health care agencies associated with the program.
Exercise Science is the study of anatomical and physiological aspects of exercise and human performance. Career opportunities include corporate and clinical fitness, cardiac rehabilitation, sports conditioning, injury prevention, personal training and rehabilitation and coaching. Students who graduate from this program will also be able to attend physical or occupational therapy school.
Health promotion has an emphasis on overall wellness and how best to help individuals and communities achieve a state of wellness. It uses educational process as well as skill development to help individuals and groups achieve and maintain wellness.
Health and Physical Education teacher education prepares individuals to work in a public or private school setting, creating and implementing programs designed to enhance the overall health and wellness of children from preschool through high school.
The Leadership in Medical Imaging online bachelor’s degree is designed to prepare working technologists, radiation therapists and sonographers to be competent leaders in imaging sciences. MSU offers one of the few online bachelor's degrees in radiology/imaging sciences in the country. Students can work full-time and complete their baccalaureate degree at the same time to prepare them for a leadership role in Imaging Sciences.
The Radiologic Science Program at Morehead State University is a two-year associate degree program. Radiologic Science involves x-rays and other forms of radiant energy as used in medicine for radiographing (x-raying) bones and organs, and for diagnosis and treatment of disease. Along with lecture courses, the program provides hands-on opportunities in its state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and clinical education centers.
Respiratory Care is a health care discipline that specializes in the promotion of optimum cardiopulmonary function and health. Career opportunities include hospitals, skilled nursing care facilities, home health agencies, and physician's offices. Note: This is an Applied Science degree, with a selective admission process each year.
The Wellness Promotion program integrates the specialized skills of exercise prescription and program planning for health promotion. It is an online only program.
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