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It is the mission of Sanford Health School of Radiography to provide a quality education designed to prepare a knowledgeable and caring professional radiographer who is cognizant of and sensitive to the health needs of individuals and communities in a variety of health care delivery modalities.

To fulfill this mission, the program strives to prepare self-assured and service-oriented health care providers who, by virtue of critical thinking, life-long learning and ethical values, will promote safe, quality patient care. The mission of Sanford Health School of Radiography is to provide the student with a broad base of knowledge plus specialized courses necessary for careers in health care organizations.

Program Goals

Program goals reflect the operation of the mission of the program, the philosophy of the faculty, and the student outcomes of the curriculum. The student will:

  • Demonstrate the knowledge necessary for a clinically competent, safe entry-level radiographer.
  • Model effective, interactive communication
  • Employ critical thinking and problem solving for decision-making in radiology practice.
  • Accept responsibility for ongoing professional growth and continued learning.