Bone Density Imaging

Designed for licensed radiographers, the certificate in Bone Density Imaging prepares students to utilize scanning equipment in procedures that measure bone loss. This course will review basic patient care and radiation protection. It will instruct students to understand regions of interest, evaluate quality of measurements for specific health conditions, assess scans and archive results. Course lectures and clinical experiences will prepare students to take the ARRT Bone Densitometry Certification Examination and become qualified for employment as an entry-level Bone Densitometry Imager.

Employment Opportunities: The specialized expertise of Bone Densitometry Imagers is highly sought in hospitals and radiology practices.

Please note, applicants must have prior certification in a radiologic discipline and/or unencumbered licensure as a radiographer.


30 hours theory, 120 hours clinical
8 Weeks
6 Credits
Pre-requisites: Cross-Sectional Anatomy – RAD 301 & Human Disease/Pathophysiology – BIO 341, or equivalent courses (C+ or better)
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Admission Requirements

  • Online application
  • Application fee
  • Appropriate certification in radiologic discipline and/or unencumbered licensure as a radiographer
  • Official high school transcript or GED
  • Official college transcript (if applicable)
  • Current CPR Certification