Admission and Selection

Eligibility

Admission to the Cardiac Specialist program requires: 

  • Graduate of an accredited baccalaureate academic program in health science preferred (includes, but not limited to, cardiovascular technology, ultrasound, radiologic technology, respiratory therapy, or nursing).  However, other baccalaureate programs will also be considered.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

Due to COVID-19, we will not be accepting international applications for the 2020-2021 academic year.   International applicants have additional requirements.  Before applying to the program, please email msrs@weber.edu for advisement.  

*If you do not have your bachelor's degree and are looking to complete your degree, please call the School of Radiologic Sciences at 801.626.6057 for opportunities to complete your degree.

 

Preceptor Requirements

Students are required to document their performance of cardiac cath lab procedures according to the criteria defined by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and/or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI).

For students pursuing the ARRT CI credential, completion of each procedure must be verified by a certified and registered radiologic technologist, supervisor or licensed physician. For RCIS candidate’s verification of clinical hours, the  number and type of studies performed must be provided by a clinical supervisor.

  • It is also the student's responsibility to identify a preceptor who will work with them during the program. A signed agreement form from a clinical-practice site and preceptor (registered technologist, supervisor, or licensed physician) will need to be submitted with the online application.

 

Application Deadline

The priority deadline to apply to the Cardiac Specialiat program is May 1 for each fall semester start date, however, applications may continue to be accepted beyond the priority deadline as space is available.

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2020 semester.

We will continue to accept applications beyond the deadline!

 

Application Materials

Applicants must complete an online application. Additionally, you will be asked to attach the following information:

  • Professional resume
  • Response to an essay question
  • Signed agreement form from clinical-practice site and preceptor (registered technologist, supervisor, or licensed physician) 
  • Emails to three references/recommendations
  • Official transcripts 
    • Electronic transcripts are acceptable if sent by the college or university through an approved third party transcript service such as National Student Clearinghouse, Parchment or eScrip. These may be sent to msrs@weber.edu
    • If mailing transcripts, please mail them directly to the MSRS Office (address on the left side bar)
  • $60 application fee


Selection Criteria

A total of 30 positions are available each Fall semester. Criteria to be considered for acceptance include the following:

  • Overall GPA
  • Professional Experience
  • Essay Response
  • Recommendations/References

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact the MSRS Enrollment Director at 801-626-8538 or msrs@weber.edu

 

  Apply to the MSRS Cardiac Specialist Program  

 

Contact Us

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. MT

Phone
801.626.8538

Fax
801.626.7966

Email
msrs@weber.edu

Location
Weber State University
Marriott Health Sciences Building
Room 363
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Mailing Address
Master of Science in Radiologic Sciences
Weber State University
3891 Stadium Way Dept 3925
Ogden, UT 84408-3925