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Have you earned your primary certification in radiography, nuclear medicine technology, sonography, or radiation therapy? Continue on the path to becoming an MRI technologist in this certificate program.

The Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences within the School of Health Professions offers this graduate certificate as a specialized approach to a career in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, whether or not you are currently enrolled in the MS in Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Sciences. The tailored curriculum will explore topics in MRI instrumentation, sequencing, and applications to patient care, emphasized through a required ten-credit-hour practicum involving 400 contact hours. You can also develop cognitive, psychomotor, and affective skills, as well as receive didactic and clinical training in MRI for professional practice. This graduate certificate program is offered in a hybrid format and requires 16 credit hours of graduate coursework. Once you have completed the program, you will be able to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) MRI board test. Once certified, you will be qualified for entry-level roles as an MRI technologist.

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This program delivers most of its content via on-campus, in-person meetings.

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