2016-2017 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Mar 06, 2021  
2016-2017 Course Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Specialist Certificate

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Program Description

The magnetic resonance imaging technical certificate program provides educational opportunities to the post-graduate registered Radiologic Technologist, registered Radiation Therapist, registered Sonographer, and registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist in good standing. It provides students with the knowledge needed to perform MRI exams, and to sit for the Post-Primary Magnetic Resonance Imaging certification Examination. The academic component is designed to meet competency requirements of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) exam in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, as well as providing for continuing educational requirements.

Occupational Trends: Employment is projected to grow faster than average. Those with knowledge of more than one diagnostic imaging procedure, such as CT, MR, and mammography, will have the best employment opportunities.

This program is only offered full-time, during the day. (Program Length: 2 Semesters)

  • Student applying for this program must be A.R.R.T. Radiography, Nuclear Medicine, or Radiation Therapy certified in good standing. Students must maintain this certification for the duration of the program.
  • Students are selected on a first come, first serve basis based on application completion date.
  • Enrollment will be limited due to availability of clinical slots.
  • In order to begin the clinical requirements, students must complete tuberculosis skin test, supply proof of immunization, undergo a background check, and submit to a drug screen test.

Graduation Requirements

Completion of all required courses.

Employment Opportunities

General hospitals, outpatient centers, orthopedic offices and independent imaging facilities

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