Radiography & Medical Imaging

Degree Awarded:
Certificate in Medical Imaging Informatics

Length of Program:
2 semesters (full-time)

Application Deadlines:
Rolling Admissions
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Degree Overview

The Medical Imaging Informatics certificate is available through Clarkson College, which consists of four courses, all offered online. Upon completing the certificate and meeting the requirements of the qualification requirements of the ABII ( you will be eligible to sit for the certification exam.  Other certification opportunities include the ( offered through PACS Administration Registry and Certification Association (PARCA). These certifications may provide you with a distinct advantage in the workforce.

A PACS consists of four major components: the imaging modalities, such as CT and MRI; a secure network to transmit patient information; work stations for interpreting and reviewing images; and long- and short-term archives to store and retrieve images and reports. This system aims to improve the efficiency, accuracy, usability and reliability of medical imaging services within the health care enterprise.

How we prepare
the best

  • Career advancement available as a Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) specialist.
  • Coursework available 100 percent online with part- and full-time options.
  • Six-week course schedule allows for focused learning.
  • Gain more knowledge to help you prepare for the American Board of Imaging Informatics (ABII) certification examination, which offers the Imaging Informatics Professional Certification (CIIP) to qualified candidates.
  • Ability to work full-time as you complete your coursework.
  • Enrollment options available in fall, spring and summer.

Required Courses for Certificate in Medical Imaging Informatics

Courses Semester Hours
MI 451 (DMI 451) - Technology Utilization for Medical Imaging Informatics 3
MI 452 (DMI 452) - Operational Strategies for Medical Imaging Informatics 3
MI 453 (DMI 453) - Organizational Planning and Vision for Medical Imaging Informatics 3
MI 454 (DMI 454) - Advanced Assessment and Application for Medical Imaging Informatics 3
Total Semester Hours 12

Total Semester Hours in Program: 12

Classes will be 7.5 weeks in length for the fall and spring semester.  Only MI 453 and MI 454 will the offered in the summer semester. Summer classes will be 6 weeks in length. Students may take one or two classes per semester, but they must be taken in succession.

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2023-24 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Find out more information about costs, tuition, and fees.


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Undergraduate Tuition

Cost per Credit Hour

Cost per Semester
$7,997 - Full-time (12 hrs)
$3,998 - Part-time (6 hrs)

Undergraduate Tuition$651 / credit-hour
Fees - Included in cost per semester
Application Fee for first time students $35/ each
Enrollment Fee for first time students $150/ each
Degree Specific Fees - Not included in cost per semester

Career Overview

Median Salary

$73,539, 2020

Job Outlook


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