MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING SPECIALIST (MRI1)
Technical Certificate of Credit

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. This Magnetic Resonance Imaging Certificate 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 certification exam.

  • Applicants must be a registered Radiologic Technologist, registered Radiation Therapist, registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist or registered Sonographer in good standing.
  • Students are selected on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Clinical slots are limited. Clinical education credit will be considered for prior clinical experience. After applying to CGTC, applicants must contact the MRI 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.

Conditional Admission:
Must be a Registered Radiologic Technologist (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists)

Technical Certificate of Credit
Program Length 24 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School graduate or GED recipient; Minimum Age: 18
Entrance Dates Fall Semester
Offered Macon Campus

   

Credit Hours

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
     
  Total Hours 24