If you’re currently enjoying working as an imaging technologist, the Advanced Imaging Certificate in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) with AHU Online can help you move up to the next rung on the career ladder. The one-year online program combines online coursework with hands-on clinical training. At the end of the program, you’ll be ready to take the MRI certification exam administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
Admissions to the Advanced Imaging Certificate in MRI is competitive. Potential students must meet a certain number of requirements. The number of students admitted to a cohort depends on clinical availability. An Admissions Coordinator at AHU Online can work with you to help make sure you have a competitive application.
The minimum requirements for admission are:
- At least a 2.5 GPA in previous college-level courses.
- Current registration in Radiography or Nuclear Medicine Technology by ARRT or the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB).
- Students need to have completed an accredited program approved by the JRCNMT or JRCERT.
- Current license with ARRT or NMTCB. You’ll need to maintain your license in good standing while enrolled in the certificate program. If there are any changes in your license, you need to let AHU know. The program reserves the right to ask you for updated evidence of your license status at any point during the program.
Advanced Imaging Certificate Program and Completion
The coursework in the Advanced Imaging Certificate Program in MRI was designed based on the ARRT’s exam content specifications. The knowledge gained from the program will thoroughly prepare you to take the ARRT post-primary certification exam.
For the clinical portion of the certificate program, you will be assigned to a clinical site by the Clinical Coordinator. The coordinator will work with you to set up a schedule that meets your needs. Your current location is also taken into consideration when a site is assigned. If you want to complete your internship at your current employer, the coordinator will work with the facility to arrange for a clinical affiliation.
After you’ve successfully completed the program’s requirements, you will receive your certificate and are invited to participate in AHU’s graduation ceremonies. After program completion, you may submit your application to the ARRT and schedule your examination.
Want to learn more about the Advanced Imaging Certificate in MRI with AHU Online? Speak with an Admissions Coordinator today and get started on the application.