A degree in medical technology from Henderson State University allows for three years of course work at HSU followed by one year at Baptist Health College in Little Rock. This combination will provide you with a bachelor's degree. Medical technologists spend most of their time performing important laboratory tests such as checking for infectious diseases, analyzing and determining blood type, determining the presence of drugs or levels of medications in the patient, as well as evaluating the chemical, cellular, and immune composition of any body fluid.
Nuclear Medical Technology
Nucelar medical technologists capture medical images utilizing gamma ray emitting radiopharmaceuticals to assist in diagnosing patients. A degree in nuclear medicine from Henderson State University allows for three years of course work at HSU followed by one year at Baptist Health College in Little Rock. Upon completion of the final year of study at Baptist, graduates are eligible to apply for various certification examinations.
A degree in radiography allows for two years of coursework at Henderson State followed by two years at Baptist Health College in Little Rock. The experience you gain here at HSU will segue seamlessly into the hands-on training at Baptist. Upon completion of the final year of study at Baptist, graduates are eligible to apply for and sit for the ARRT national certification examination. You can specialize in general vascular, cardiovascular, along with Magnetic Resonance Imagining (MRI), Computed Technology (CT), and Nuclear Medicine Technology. You can earn an Associate of Health Science in Radiography or Bachelor of Science in Radiography.
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Reynolds Science Center
Henderson State University
1100 Henderson Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001