Advanced Pediatric Imaging Post-Master's Certificate

Beginning in the fall of 2023, the School of Radiologic Sciences will be offering an Advanced Pediatric Imaging Post-Master’s Certificate program. The program provides integrated didactic instruction with the utilization of imaging simulation. During the course of the program, imaging of the pediatric GI system, GU system, respiratory system, musculoskeletal (MSK) system, and the neurologic system will be taught. The program ensures you have a comprehensive understanding of pediatric imaging practices and provides valuable hands-on training through simulated imaging procedures relative to each pediatric body system that prepare you for real-world scenarios. Pediatric sedation and physical exam for pediatric imaging procedures are also taught in this program. 

Program Details

The program operates synchronously in a virtual setting, making it accessible to busy professionals.

The program is two (2) semesters in length and is offered during the fall and spring semesters. Tuition is $4,800.00 per semester with no additional cost for nonresident students.  

The student qualifies for a certificate of proficiency upon completion of the program. 

Program Learning Outcomes 

  • Understanding the unique aspects of pediatric GI, GU, Respiratory, Musculoskeletal and Neurologic anatomy, and disease processes 
  • Evaluation of neonatal, infant, and pediatric fluoroscopic imaging studies 
  • Identification of normal and pathologic radiographic, ultrasonographic, and additional imaging appearance of pediatric body systems 
  • Understanding of the sedation continuum 
  • Assisting or performing various pediatric imaging studies that involve sedation 
  • Support the pre-sedation, procedural, and recovery assessment of patients 
  • Application of monitoring and care of pediatric patients receiving sedation 
  • Identification of various sedation medications 
  • Review of airway maneuvers and the use of airway adjuncts used in the management of airway obstruction 
  • Identification of common complications and adverse events associated with sedation 
  • Understanding of pediatric sedation guidelines and regulatory issues 
  • Constructive evaluation of pediatric imaging procedures 
  • Management of pediatric imaging emergencies 

Admission Requirements

  • Graduate of a regionally accredited master or doctorate program in advanced imaging
  • Registered Radiologist Assistant (ARRT) and/or Radiology Practitioner Assistant (CBRPA) credentials
  • Online application for the MSRS Post-Master’s Certificate Program
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended 
  • A cumulative graduate GPA of at least 3.0. If the graduate GPA is below 3.0, consideration may be based on GPA calculation on the last 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of graduate work. 

To learn more about this program, email or call 801-626-8538. 


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