Magnetic Resonance Imaging Certificate
About the Certificate
If you’re a current radiologic technician, you can earn advanced online certification to become an MRI technician. Magnetic resonance imaging uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the body’s internal structures.
Students will be required to submit copies of the following as part of the admissions process:
- Valid South Carolina Driver’s License or Birth Certificate
- Current ARRT card and SCRQSA card
- A Criminal Background Check
- Current 10 panel Drug Screening,
- Proof of current CPR certification
- 2 step TB (PPD) test
- Chickenpox vaccination/titer
- MMR vaccinations
- Hepatitis B vaccinations
- Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (TDAP) vaccinations
- A recent Physical and Health Form, provided by the College, are required before entering the MRI clinical education centers.
Applicants must be registered and in good standing with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Radiography, Sonography, Nuclear Medicine or Radiation Therapy. The American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) for Ultrasound or the Nuclear
Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) for Nuclear Medicine are also accepted.
Acceptance of registry eligible applicants is contingent upon passing the ARRT/ARDMS/NMTCB exam within one month of graduation. Applicants preparing to graduate from an Associate Degree Radiology, Radiation Therapy, Ultrasound or Nuclear Medicine program must submit a letter of recommendation from their current program coordinator stating that they are in good academic standing in order to be considered for acceptance.
Please review carefully: MRI Admissions Overview
Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) post-primary registry in Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
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The program goals are:
- The student will demonstrate academic and technical competence as an entry level MRI Technologist.
- The student will possess problem solving and critical thinking abilities needed to function in the changing healthcare environment.
- The student will communicate effectively.
- The student will demonstrate professional attitudes, behavior and ethics in the clinical and classroom environment.