2018-2019 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Dec 08, 2019  
2018-2019 Course Catalog and 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.

View the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Specialist Certificate Program Fact Sheet  for additional information.

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

Regulations published by the U.S. Department of Education require institutions that participate in the Title IV student financial assistance programs to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV-eligible educational programs, two years earlier, that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE Programs). Review current Gwinnett Technical College data for the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Specialist certificate.

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