Program:
Radiography & Medical Imaging

Degree Awarded:
Certificate in Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Length of Program:
2–4 semesters

Application Deadlines:
N/A
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Degree Overview

Completion of the MRI certificate allows for career advancement in the medical imaging profession. Students will be didactically prepared to sit for ARRT post-primary boards. Foundational didactic knowledge of the advanced modality allows students and/or employees the opportunity to gain employment.

Start dates for the MRI certificate are available in spring, summer and fall. All classes are available 100% online with cross-sectional classes offered both online or in a hybrid format. Applicants must be ARRT-registered and a certified technologist, or a current student in a radiography program.

Required Courses for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Certificate

Courses Semester Hours
MI 410 - Cross-Sectional Anatomy I 3
MI 411 - Cross-Sectional Anatomy II 3
MI 428 - Principles of MRI Physics and Instrumentation 3
MI 429 - MRI Pulse Sequences and Protocols 3
Total Semester Hours 12

**Externship Optional - Individual certificates will help students meet educational requirements for the ARRT post-primary certifications. If students need the clinical component, an externship course will be advised.

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2022-23 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
$632


Cost per Semester
$7,759 - Full-time (12 hrs)
$3,879 - Part-time (6 hrs)

Tuition
Undergraduate Tuition$632 / credit-hour
Fees - Included in cost per semester
Application Fee for first time students $25/ each
Enrollment Fee for first time students $150/ each
Degree Specific Fees - Not included in cost per semester

Career Overview

Median Salary

$77,360
Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2021

Job Outlook

Overall employment of radiologic and MRI technologists is projected to grow 9 percent from 2020 to 2030, about as fast as the average for all occupations.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2021

Career Options

  • MRI Technologist

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