BHS in Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences

Degree Program Description

For this degree program, students must choose an emphasis area: Clinical Laboratory Science, Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, Radiography, or Respiratory Therapy. Each emphasis area prepares graduates for critical diagnostic and disease management roles that are highly technical and primarily situated in acute care environments. These nationally accredited entry-to-professional practice programs emphasize experiential learning in a wide variety of clinical sites that are highly relevant to current workforce demands. Refer to the degree program descriptions for the emphasis areas for more details.

Major Program Requirements

Please refer to the emphasis area pages for degree requirements: Clinical Laboratory Science, Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, Radiography, Respiratory Therapy.

Semester Plan

Please refer to the emphasis area pages for semester plans:  Clinical Laboratory ScienceDiagnostic Medical UltrasoundNuclear MedicineRadiographyRespiratory Therapy.

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Degree Audit

The degree audit is an automated report reflecting a student’s academic progress toward the completion of a degree. 

MU students can request a degree audit by logging in to myDegreePlanner. Students may also access myDegreePlanner via myZou, in the Student Center, click on the Academic Progress Tile, then select Request Degree Audit. The audit automatically pulls in the student’s MU course work, transfer courses and courses in progress. This is available to current students, admitted students, and those who last attended less than three terms ago.

Past MU students can request a degree audit by contacting the Academic Advising Unit of the division in which they were last enrolled at MU. For contact information, go to

Prospective students, can access a preliminary MU degree audit via Information on the college credits already earned will have to be manually entered before it can be evaluated against current degree requirements.

For additional details on degree audits, go to

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Major and Career Exploration

The University of Missouri has many resources to assist you in exploring majors and career possibilities. For guidance, visit the Majors and Careers website or view specific resources below.

  • If you are considering a change of major or are exploring multiple majors, schedule an appointment with an advisor in the Discovery Center by calling (573)884-9700 or through MU Connect Discovery Center service in you success network.

  • If you have decided on a major, visit an academic advisor in the School or College that you are interested in to discuss the process of declaring the major

  • If you would like to learn more about your career interests, abilities, values and talents, visit the MU Career Center. No Appointment is necessary to explore career options with one of our staff members.

For additional major and career exploration resources, visit Major & Career Exploration in the catalog.

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