School of Medical Imaging at Harris Health System

Harris Health System's School of Diagnostic Medical Imaging offers four programs for those interested in joining the medical imaging profession. These unique hospital-based programs offer students the valuable opportunity to train using leading-edge medical technology.

Educating The Next Generation Of Imaging Professionals

Diagnostic Medical Radiography Program

Harris Health System's School of Diagnostic Medical Imaging offers a full-time, two-year, hospital-based radiography program, beginning in July of each year. During the two-year program, students are assigned to clinical rotations in all imaging modalities offered at Harris Health. Ben Taub Hospital, one of only two level I trauma centers in Houston, and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, a level III trauma center, offers students the unique opportunity to experience the dynamics of trauma care.

Essential program policies may be accessed in the student handbook. Program mission, goals and student outcomes are accessible in the student handbook on page 9. Harris Health System's School of Diagnostic Medical Imaging and Saint Joseph’s College Online have partnered to provide an avenue for enrolled students to complete an associate degree, as well as provide a seamless coordination between the associate and bachelor degree enrollment in Radiologic Science Administration.

For more detailed information about the Diagnostic Medical Radiography Program:
Click Here ›

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program

Harris Health System's School of Diagnostic Medical Imaging offers a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredited hospital-based Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program (DMS). Students are trained in abdominal and OB-GYN sonography. Students take detailed classes in anatomy and physiology, pathology, physics and instrumentation and scanning techniques. Students are required to apply sonography skills learned in classes and labs to the clinic setting. During the program, students are assigned to clinical rotations at Ben Taub Hospital, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital and Smith Clinic. Ben Taub, one of two level I trauma centers in Houston, and LBJ, a level III trauma center, offer students the unique opportunity to experience the dynamics of trauma care.

For more detailed information about the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program:
Click Here ›

To Apply

Submit a completed application to:
Harris Health System
School of Diagnostic Medical Imaging
Program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
9250 Kirby, Houston, TX 77054
713-634-1550
bertha.vance@harrishealth.org

Graduate Fellowship Program in Computed Tomography (CT)

The professional practice of Computed Tomography requires specific knowledge and skill sets generally not obtained in basic education programs in Medical Imaging. The core content section of Harris Health System's graduate program in Computed Tomography represents curriculum contents that are considered essential in educating qualified medical imaging professionals in the didactic and clinical components of Computed Tomography (CT). The graduate fellowship program is designed to develop well-rounded didactic and clinical experiences in CT procedures, CT protocols, CT patient care and safety management, medication reconciliation, and other duties and responsibilities assigned to the CT Technologist.

Space is limited.
To reserve your seat, please contact Faye Vance at:
713-634-1550
Bertha.Vance@harrishealth.org

Graduate Fellowship Program In Magnetic Resonance Imaging

The professional practice of Magnetic Resonance Imaging requires specific knowledge and skill sets generally not obtained in basic education programs in Medical Imaging. The core content section of the Harris Health System graduate program in Magnetic Resonance Imaging represents curriculum contents that are considered essential in educating qualified medical imaging professionals in the didactic and clinical components of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). The graduate fellowship program is designed to develop well-rounded didactic and clinical experiences in MRI procedures, MRI protocols, MRI patient care and safety management, medication reconciliation, and other duties and responsibilities assigned to the MRI Technologist.

Space is limited.
To reserve your seat, please contact Faye Vance at:
713-634-1550
Bertha.Vance@harrishealth.org