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Health Care Credentials

Apply your health care credentials toward your Ottawa University bachelor’s degree.

You may follow the Health Care Management Clinical Track if you hold a listed credential earned through your Associate’s Degree in a clinical field. If you followed an alternative  educational pathway for your primary credential, contact your Enrollment Advisor for information on credit evaluation.

For a postprimary credential, you may 1) submit your transcripts for credits earned through an academic institution; or 2) receive upper division credit for meeting the educational requirement through activities approved by State Licensing Agency or credentialing organization.

Contact your Enrollment Advisor for questions and additional information on credit evaluation for a postprimary credential.

Credit Evaluation is available to those who have earned any of the following recognized health care registries:


Credential Name Primary Postprimary
ARRT Registered Radiographer- R.T.(R) X  
ARRT Registered Mammographer (M)   X
ARRT Registered Bone Densitometry (BD)   X
ARRT Registered Computed Tomographer (CT)   X
ARRT Registered Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MR)   X
ARRT Registered Radiation Therapist (T) X  
ARRT Registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist (N) X  
ARRT Registered Sonography (S) X  
ARRT Registered Vascular Sonography (VS)   X
ARRT Registered Breast Sonography (BS)   X
ARRT Registered Vascular-Interventional Radiography (VI)   X
ARRT Registered Cardiovascular-Interventional Radiography (CV)   X
ARRT Registered Cardiac-Interventional Radiography (CI)   X


Credential Name Primary Postprimary
CCI Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS)   X
CCI Certified Cardiographic Technician (CCT)   X
CCI Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer (RCCS)   X
CCI Registered Phlebology Sonographer (RPhS)   X
CCI Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS)   X
CCI Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES)   X


Credential Name Primary
NBRC Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) X
NBRC Neonatal/Pediatric Respiratory Care Specialist (RRT-NPS) X
NBRC Adult Critical Care Specialist (RRT-ACCS) X
NBRC Registered Pulmonary Function Technician (RPFT) X


Credential Name Primary
NMTCB Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT) X
NMTCB Positron Emission Tomography (PET) X
NMTCB Nuclear Cardiology Technologist (NCT) X


Credential Name Primary
ARDMS Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) X
ARDMS Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) X
ARDMS Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) X


Credential Name Primary
Registered Nurse (RN) X
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) X
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) X


Credential Name Primary
BRPT Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) X
ABRET Registered Electroencephalographic Technologist (R.EEG.T) X
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