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  • An Overview of NUMSS Admissions to Doctor of Philosophy in Advanced Diagnostic Radiology PhD (ADR) Program

    Thank you for your interest in the 2 years full time (4 semesters) online on-demand Advanced Diagnostic Radiology degree program of National University of Medical Sciences. Our Admissions department is eager to help you in any way we can. We invite you to contact NUMSS and ask us any questions you may have. All Advanced Diagnostic Radiology classes are online & in English. The lectures are available on-demand online through internet or they may be watched on a TV screen by using a portable hard drive that could be shipped to students. Campus attendance is not required for the PhD (ADR) program and students from every corner of the world are eligible to apply and study at the comfort of their homes.


    Why Study Advanced Diagnostic Radiology?

    Are you interested in the use of radiation (x-rays), ultrasound, MRI and other imaging techniques used to diagnose illnesses? Are you already working in the field and want to move to a research position? If so, a doctoral program in advanced diagnostic radiology may be for you.

    The Advanced Diagnostic Radiology program contains courses in physics, including nuclear, health, medical and radiotherapy physics. Fundamental studies also include ethics, safety and radiation measurements. This PhD program teaches you in detail about x-rays (skeletal & visceral), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), ultrasound, Computed Tomography (CT scan). As a radiology specialist you will learn how to read the diagnostic images (x-rays, MRI, CT scan, ultrasound, etc) and to write a report if necessary.


    Why Choose to Study Advanced Diagnostic Radiology at NUMSS?

    Because National University of Medical Sciences offers the most affordable online on-demand PhD program in Advanced Diagnostic Radiology. This program is ideal for the working health professionals as they will have the flexibility to study at the time they wish without leaving home. As there is no need to attend a classroom, they can watch the lectures at the comfort of their homes. Students from anywhere in the world can earn a PhD in Advanced Diagnostic Radiology without spending a large sum on the costs associated with daily travel. NUMSS PhD (ADR) program tuition is kept low to make the program affordable to all students.


    Admission Prerequisites

    The prerequisite to enter the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program in Advanced Diagnostic Radiology is having a master’s degree in skeletal radiology or a master’s degree in osteopathic radiology. This PhD program cannot be taken as a dual degree program.


    Curriculum for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Advanced Diagnostic Radiology (2 year FT, 2560 hours total 640 hours per semester)

    1st year (1st semester) 1st year (2nd semester) 2nd year (1st semester) 2nd year (2nd semester)
    FD601 Fundamentals of Advanced Diagnostic Radiology RP602 Radiation Physics & Technology DI701 Diagnostic Imaging Normal Anatomy CT702 Computed Tomography IV
    CT601 Computed Tomography I MR602 Magnetic Resonance Imaging II MR701 Magnetic Resonance Imaging III DU702 Diagnostic Ultrasound IV
    DU601 Diagnostic Ultrasound I CT602 Computed Tomography II XR701 Advanced X-Ray Analysis III MR702 Magnetic Resonance Imaging IV
    XR601 Advanced X-Ray Analysis I DU602 Diagnostic Ultrasound II DU701 Diagnostic Ultrasound III XR702 Advanced X-Ray Analysis IV
    MR601 Magnetic Resonance Imaging I XR602 Advanced X-Ray Analysis II CT701 Computed Tomography III TH702 Thesis & Research Project