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About Medical Imaging Science

How would you like to use ultrasound imaging to diagnose a heart condition? Or find out how you can use non-invasive testing for stroke prevention?

The Medical Imaging Science major is designed for students who would like to train in the fields of diagnostic medical sonography, nuclear medicine technology, respiratory care or vascular technology. These trained health care professionals work alongside physicians and other professionals in the diagnosis and care of patients.


As a medical imaging science major, you’ll choose from four concentrations, depending on your career path interests.

  • Cardiac Sonography
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Vascular Sonography
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology

Sample Job Titles and National Salary Ranges

Job TitleSalary Range
Nuclear Medicine Technologists$69,880 - $121,600
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers$58,800 - $100,660
Statisticians$58,670 - $164,300
Operations Research Analysts$60,660 - $168,270
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists$56,650 - $135,460
Biological Technicians$35,490 - $79,970
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists$67,210 - $103,050
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians$50,770 - $92,800
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians$56,850 - $100,640
Medical Equipment Preparers$25,990 - $54,070

* Sources of Information: United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020). For more information about careers and assistance in making your career plans, please contact Career Services ( or visit

This program is jointly offered through Ramapo College of New Jersey and Rutgers – School of Health Related Professions. To qualify, you must apply during the fall of your junior year and declare a minor in biology. You’ll be taught in small classes by faculty who know your name.