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St. Cloud State University Health Sciences

Introduction to Health Sciences at St. Cloud State University

As part of its School of Health and Human Services, St. Cloud State University provides a unique opportunity to earn bachelor of science degrees in Radiologic Technology, Nuclear Medicine Technology, and Medical Laboratory Science.

Radiologic Technology

Students examine equipment

The Radiologic Technology program emphasizes digital radiography and fluoroscopy. The medical informatics component provides an introduction to picture archiving and communications systems (PACS), electronic medical records, and other topics.

Learn more about the Radiologic Technology program at the Radiologic Technology Home Page.

Nuclear Medicine Technology

Alumnus with St. Cloud Hospital equipment

Nuclear Medicine Technology is the medical specialty that utilizes unsealed radioactive materials in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. This practice includes the administration, imaging and/or counting of diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals to demonstrate organ and molecular function, as well as the delivery of therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals to treat a number of pathologies.

Learn more about the Nuclear Medicine Technology program at the Nuclear Medicine Technology Home Page.

Medical Laboratory Science

Student examining culture

The Medical Laboratory Scientist is a health care professional with both academic and hospital laboratory education. MLS personnel perform diagnostic tests and are in demand in many settings such as hospital laboratories, clinics and research facilities. Graduates of the SCSU program are members of a well-respected profession. 

Upon completion of either of the two program options offered, graduates are eligible to sit for national certification exams offered by the American Society for Clinical Pathology.