Certificates

These certificates formally prepare individuals who hold a primary pathway registration with the ARRT (or in some cases, NMTCB or ARDMS) in an appropriate discipline to work in an advanced imaging lab and to potentially sit for advanced post-primary certification in one of the listed imaging specialties.

CT Imaging, Certificate of Accomplishment

The certificate in Computed Tomography (CT) Imaging formally prepares the Imaging Technologist in Radiologic Technology, Nuclear Medicine, or Radiation Therapy to work in a CT Imaging lab. The didactic courses are designed to prepare the student to sit for the Advanced Certification exam administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. The clinical practicum provides the student with the opportunity develop required competencies. Enrollment in the clinical practicum is not guaranteed and dependent upon grades, site availability, and approval. A selective-application process for the clinical practicum is utilized to align eligible students with the appropriate clinical site.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Certificate of Accomplishment

The certificate in Magnetic Resonance (MR) Imaging formally prepares the Imaging Technologist in Radiologic Technology, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, or Radiation Therapy to work in an MR Imaging lab. The didactic courses are designed to prepare the student to sit for the Advanced Certification exam administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. The clinical practicum provides the student with the opportunity develop required competencies. Enrollment in the clinical practicum is not guaranteed and dependent upon grades, site availability, and approval. A selective application process is utilized to align eligible students with the appropriate clinical site

Positron Emission Tomography, Certificate of Accomplishment

The certificate in Positron Emission Tomography (PET) is designed for persons with certification or registration as radiologic or radiation therapy technologists, who wish to take the certification exam in positron emission tomography (PET). It may also be appropriate for some nuclear medicine technologists. The didactic courses are designed to prepare the student to sit for the Advanced Certification exam administered by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board. The clinical practicum provides the student with the opportunity to earn some of the 700 hours of clinical PET experience required prior to applying to take the exam. Enrollment in the clinical practicum is not guaranteed and dependent upon grades, site availability, and approval. A selective application process is utilized to align eligible students with the appropriate clinical site

Vascular Interventional Program, Certificate of Accomplishment

The certificate in Vascular Interventional (VI) Radiography formally prepares the Imaging Technologist registered or certified in Radiologic Technology to work in a VIR Imaging lab. The didactic courses are designed to prepare the student to sit for the post-primary advanced certification exam administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). The clinical practicum provides the student with the opportunity develop required competencies although additional work experience may be required to complete the number of competencies required by the ARRT to be eligible for the advanced certification exam. Enrollment in the clinical practicum is not guaranteed and dependent upon grades, site availability, and approval. A selective application process is utilized to align eligible students with the appropriate clinical site.

Breast Ultrasound, Certificate of Completion

The Breast Ultrasound certificate is a three-quarter certificate program for certified Mammographers wishing to expand their job skills to include breast ultrasound scanning. Satisfactory completion of the program courses partially fulfills the eligibility requirements for the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography certification examination in breast ultrasound.

Medical Dosimetry Certificate of Achievement

This program is designed for radiation therapists who want to specialize in the planning of optimal radiation treatment techniques and dose calculations in collaboration with the medical physicist and radiation oncologist.

Note: This twenty-two month certificate program is intended for those who already have a bachelor’s degree, plus current national certification in radiation therapy.

Radiologist Assistant Certificate of Achievement

The certificate in Radiologist Assistant is for those seeking advance certification as a radiologist assistant.

Note: The Radiologist Assistant program is currently on hold, pending the outcome of the proposed Medicare Access to Radiology Care Act (H.R. 1148). We are not admitting new students to this concentration at this time.