Start a new career as a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist
No medical background needed
You can apply with nothing more than a GED or High School Diploma
Progress at your own pace
Courses can be taken in the evening or morning. Get your certificate in just two years!
A low-cost medical career with high pay and opportunities for independent growth.
The MRI Technologist program is a comprehensive course of study. The structure of this course combines introduction to medical/patient care skills, physics, math, medical terminology, human anatomy, cross sectional anatomy, theory, laboratory, computer skills and a clinical externship consisting of about 1040 hours.
As technology advances, MRI Technologists will be equipped with all of the skills and knowledge needed to stay up to date with rapidly evolving field of medicine. MRI Technologists are expected to see increasing demand as the nation’s population continues to age.
Why choose a career as a MRI Technologist?
A constantly evolving field.
As the population continues to age, there will be increasing demand for diagnostic imaging. With that comes increasing technological advances in the field.
MRI has become vital to physicians, imaging centers, and clinics worldwide. It’s one of the most rewarding and fulfilling medical fields.
Make an impact in the lives of patients
Due to MRI imaging being a safe and non-invasive procedure for patients of all ages, MRI Technologists are in the front line of service for prevention and diagnosis.
Course Description and Details
MRI Technologist (AAS)
Students receive hands on experience within the classroom environment.
Once coursework is completed, students will work in a practice for 6 months and will gain practical experience in the field.
Length of Program
88 weeks – 2,310 Clock Hours – 81.5 Semester Credit Hours
5 Days per week, Monday to Friday
Morning schedule: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Evening schedule: 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Break: 20 minutes each day.
Upon completion of the program, the successful student will be able to:
- Provide qualified individuals an opportunity to acquire the knowledge, attitude and skills which will enable them to become safe and competent in MRI technology and prepare the graduate for an entry-level position as an MRI technologist.
- Sit for the American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT) National Certification Examination
- Also be eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).