Health Sciences


Application and Prerequisites

The first step is to apply to LIU Post either online, or with a downloadable paper application. You can find both at

Once you have applied to the university, send in any/all official transcripts from previously attended schools to the university. Visit for more information.

There are a few things that are important to know:

  • Entry term for this program is fall only. Admissions decisions are made beginning the January prior to the start of the fall semester.
  • Applications are reviewed for general admission to the university and satisfaction of medical imaging program prerequisites. There is a secondary departmental application needed for acceptance into the major.
  • Upon admission to the university and satisfaction of prerequisites, you may request the secondary application by calling the Medical Imaging department at 516-299-2743.
  • The secondary application asks for: letters of recommendation from current/ former science professors and current/former employers; personal statement; Health Occupations Aptitude Exam; six hours of observation at any radiologic technology facility with supporting documentation on letterhead signed by supervisor confirming hours completed.
  • Prerequisites for the Medical Imaging program are as follows:
  • Anatomy and Physiology I (4 credits)
  • Anatomy and Physiology II (4 credits)
  • Algebra and Trigonometry (3 credits)
  • Introduction to Computers (3 credits)
  • At least 64 credits in the liberal arts