ADVANCED MEDICAL IMAGING DEGREE (AM13)

The Advanced Medical Imaging Associate of Applied Science Degree program provides educational opportunities to the post-graduate registered Radiologic Technologist, registered Radiation Therapist and registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist. It provides the students with the knowledge needed to perform MRI and CT exams and to sit for the Post-Primary Magnetic Resonance Imaging Certification Examination and/or the Post-Primary Computed Tomography Certification Examination. The academic component is designed to meet content specifications of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) exam in Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computed Tomography, as well as providing for continuing educational requirements. This Advanced Medical Imaging program consists of classroom-based, web-enhanced didactic courses as well as clinical education for the student. The clinical component is required to complete competency exams needed to sit for the MRI and CT certification exams.

  • Applicants must be a registered Radiologic Technologist, registered Radiation Therapist or registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist in good standing.

  • Students are selected on a first come, first serve basis. New students are accepted for Fall Semester.

  • Clinical slots are limited. Clinical education credit will be considered for prior clinical experience. After applying to CGTC, applicants must contact the CT program faculty to determine clinical credit and/or clinical slot placement.

  • In order to begin the clinical requirements, students must complete a physical form, tuberculosis skin test, supply proof of immunization, undergo a background check, and submit to a drug screen test.

  • Students completing the CT clinical education courses must provide their radiation dose history.

Associate Degree
Program Length 64 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School graduate or GED recipient; Minimum age: 18
Entrance Dates Fall Semester
Offered Macon Campus

Advanced Medical Imaging Degree Curriculum
   

Credit Hours

General Education Core Courses
16
Area I - Language Arts/Communication  
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric
3
     
Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences  
PSYC 1101 Introduction to Psychology
3
     
Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics  
MATH 1111 College Algebra
3
CHEM 1211 Chemistry I
3
CHEM 1211L Chemistry Lab I
1
     
Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts  
HUMN 1101 Introduction to Humanities
3
     
Occupational Courses
48
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers
3
MRIM 2300 Orientation and Introduction to MRI
3
MRIM 2320 MRI Procedures and Cross-Sectional Anatomy
3
MRIM 2330 MRI Physics and Instrumentation
3
MRIM 2350 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Clinical Education I
6
MRIM 2360 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Clinical Education II
6
MRIM 2370 MRI Review
3
RADT 2201 Introduction to Computed Tomography
2
RADT 2210 Computed Tomography Physics and Instrumentation
5
RADT 2220 Computed Tomography Procedures I
3
RADT 2230 Computed Tomography Procedures II
3
RADT 2250 Computed Tomography Clinical I
4
RADT 2265 Computed Tomography Clinical II
4
     
 
Total Hours
64