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 optional clinical components based on student need. The didactic component of the curriculum will be delivered both on-line using Brightspace and in a classroom setting with lectures and discussion. The clinical component will be gained in an array of clinical affiliates.

*CCBC does not guarantee that students will complete all requirements for the ARRT exam.

Program objectives

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

  1. apply knowledge and skills from the biological, physical, social and behavioral sciences to perform Magnetic Resonance Imaging;
  2. explain how to produce detailed cross sectional images that can be used to diagnose diseases and disorders; and
  3. describe the skills necessary to perform as an entry-level Magnetic Resonance Imaging technologist.

Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 19*

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:
Erin Phelan, MA, RT(R), CNMT
Office: Essex - ECHP 003C
443-840-1427 or medicalimaging@ccbcmd.edu

Program Coordinator:
Debbie Lam, MSEd R.T.(R)(M)(CT)
Office: Essex - ECHP 002C
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.

Disclosures

CCBC cannot confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in states other than Maryland. If you plan to apply for licensure in a state other than Maryland, contact that state's licensing board to determine whether the CCBC course or program meets requirements for licensure in that state. If you need assistance finding contact information for your state, click here.

Courses Needed for This Program*

Notes

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, American Heart Association CPR (BLS for Providers), 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.