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Clarion University’s academic structure has recently been reorganized. The information on these pages is valid for students who began their degrees prior to fall 2014.

For students looking for information about degrees in the new academic structure, it can be found on the college web pages:

College of Arts, Education and Sciences
College of Business Administration and Information Science
Venango College

For students seeking information about degree programs prior to fall 2014, it is available in the 2013-15 Undergraduate Catalog or in the 2013-15 Graduate Catalog.

A new catalog reflecting the reorganized academic structure will be available this fall. Curricular questions should be directed to your academic advisor.


The field of allied health encompasses a vast array of
specially-trained healthcare professionals including medical
imaging technologists and respiratory therapists. Allied health
professionals perform vital medical services and work in
collaboration with physicians, nurses, and other health care
providers to deliver integrated and comprehensive quality
health care in hospitals, clinics, and private practice offices.
Rapid advances in technology as well as a large aging
population support an increased demand for qualified allied
health professionals. According to the United States Department
of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, the career outlook for many
allied health professions is favorable to very good, and the need
for many of these professions is expected to increase faster than
average through the year 2018.


Online degree completion options are available only
to credentialed medical imaging professionals who have
completed an accredited program in one of the medical
imaging fields listed below and who desire to earn a
baccalaureate degree in medical imaging sciences.
Radiologic Technology
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Radiation Therapy
Medical Dosimetry