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Master of Science in Radiologic Sciences (MSRS), Cardiac Specialist Emphasis

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  • Grade Requirements: All required courses must be completed with a grade of “B” or higher.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 59 credit hours are required.
  • Program Code: 2037MSRS with Emphasis in 2067
  • CIPC: 510911

The maximum time for completion of the degree, including thesis, will be three years; if the maximum time is exceeded, the student must petition to the program for an extension.

Admission Requirements for All MSRS

Criteria to be considered for acceptance into the program include:

  • Admission to Weber State University and online application for the MSRS Program.
  • Payment of the MSRS program application fee.
  • Graduate of an accredited baccalaureate academic program in health science (includes, but not limited to, cardiovascular technology, ultrasound, radiologic technology, respiratory therapy, or nursing)
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended.
  • Overall GPA
  • Letters of recommendation

Additional Requirements for International Students

  • Please seek advisement/assistance from WSU’s International Student and Scholar Center at 801-626-6853 or
  • Submit an official score from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of 550 (paper-based), or 213 (computer-based).  The score may not be more than two years old. 
  • Oral language proficiency assessment.
  • Weber State University-accepted bachelor’s degree.  All applicants educated outside the U.S. must submit transcripts that have been evaluated by a WSU approved foreign credentials evaluation service.  For a list of approved agencies, click here:  A translated transcript is not accepted. Transcripts must be evaluated on a course-by-course format, showing U.S. semester credit and grade equivalent for each course based on a 4.0 GPA scale.
  • Evaluation of foreign health imaging professional certifications by MSRS faculty.
  • Graduate students must first apply and be accepted by the MSRS graduate program before the admission can be processed for Weber State University.

Student Advisement

A program advisor will be appointed by the School of Radiologic Sciences Chair from the graduate faculty in the program. All MSRS candidates must consult the program advisor at least once a semester. The School of Radiological Sciences Chair will serve as chair of the advisement committee, which will comprise all MSRS faculty.  For issues regarding registration and scheduling, students should contact the MSRS Enrollment Manager at

Continued program evaluation and improvement will assure a high-quality program that meets the students’ needs. The student’s needs and success will be monitored continuously throughout the program.

The Master of Science in Radiologic Sciences (MSRS) program allows you to build the program based on your educational and professional interests. Students can focus in areas of advanced practice, education, management, research, interventional cardiology, musculoskeletal sonography, radiology nursing, and interprofessional education (IPE).

Additional Admission Requirements for Cardiac Specialist Emphasis

  • Health Care Responsibility and Agreement to Provide Clinical Preceptorship Form
  • Active Affiliation Agreement with the Clinical Site
  • Documentation of current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification


The application is available online at  An application fee is required for the application to be considered complete. 

  • Application for Cardiac Specialist MSRS admission should be made by May 1 for fall semester admission, however, applications will be accepted beyond this date until we reach capacity.

Master of Science in Radiologic Sciences Core (23 credit hours)

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