Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Certificate, Credit Certificate

The Magnetic Resonance Imaging program is designed to provide the working Radiologic Technologist with the theoretical background and documented clinical experience necessary to sit for the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) registry examination offered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). The certificate is based on the curriculum suggested by the American Society for Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) and the clinical standards required by the ARRT. Required didactic components will be offered as well as elective clinical components based on student need. The didactic component of the curriculum will be delivered both on-line using Blackboard and in a classroom setting with lectures and discussion. The clinical component will be gained in an array of clinical affiliates.

Program objectives

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. use critical thinking and problem-solving skills;
  2. produce detailed cross sectional images that can be used to diagnose diseases and disorders; and
  3. demonstrate the skills necessary to perform as an entry-level Magnetic Resonance Imaging technologist.

Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 18*

Semester Sequence

Important Information

Short Description

This program is designed to provide the working Radiologic Technologist with the theoretical background and documented clinical experience necessary to sit for the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) registry examination offered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Type of Credential

Credit Certificate

Program Code

S 873

Contacts and Additional Information

Program Director:
CCBC Essex, Erin Myers, MA, RT(R), CNMT
443-840-1427 or emyers@ccbcmd.edu

Program Coordinator:
CCBC Essex, Debbie Lam, MSEd R.T.(R)(CT)
443-840-1427 or 2015 or dlam@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

  • Selective Admissions program
  • Admission into the MRI program requires one to be a licensed, registered radiographer by the ARRT and the State of Maryland
  • Classes offered only at the Essex campus
  • No Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) opportunities
  • Articulation and Transfer Agreements - While there are no program-specific agreements, see other types of agreements such as guaranteed admission, block transfer, and discounts.

Courses Needed for This Program*

Notes

*Clinical Practicum I, II, and III may be waived if the student chooses to set clinical on his/her own.

Students are not required to take ACDV 101 at CCBC since admission into the MRI program requires one to be a licensed, registered radiographer by the ARRT and the State of Maryland.

School of Health Professions Policies

Students in the School of Health Professions are expected to conduct themselves according to an honor code; exhibit professional behavior; communicate effectively in English; provide proof of health insurance, immunizations, and a tuberculosis (TB) test; and submit to a criminal background check and drug testing. Students are expected to pay the costs associated with these requirements.

Admission

Applications for all School of Health Professions programs, except Dental Hygiene and Physician Assistant, are processed in a Central Application Service called CCBC CAS. The link to the CAS and the application instructions are located in the program admissions packet at the School of Health Professions website. You will need a CCBC student ID number and a CCBC student account password to complete the application. If you have questions about the CCBC CAS process, contact the School of Health Professions Admissions Office at (443) 840-1989 or read the FAQ selections at the bottom of each page inside the CAS application.