Sep 27, 2023
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
Contacts and Additional Information
CCBC Essex, Erin Myers, MA, RT(R), CNMT
443-840-1427 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CCBC Essex, Deborah Lam, BSRS, RT(R), (CT)
443-840-1427 or 2015 or email@example.com
- 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.
This is a suggested sequence for students who have completed any developmental course work.
Courses Needed for This Program*
Program Requirements and Electives - 18 Credits
Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 18*
*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.
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.
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 random drug testing. Students are expected to pay the costs associated with these requirements.
Effective January 5, 2015, applications for all School of Health Professions programs, except Dental Hygiene and Physician Assistant, are processed in a new 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.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:
- use critical thinking and problem-solving skills;
- produce detailed cross sectional images that can be used to diagnose diseases and disorders; and
- demonstrate the skills necessary to perform as an entry-level Magnetic Resonance Imaging technologist.