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Last updated 13 April 2010


The SMRT does not endorse the programs listed below. This list is presented only as a service to technologists who may be interested in educational opportunities in MRI.  If you would like information on how to become a technologist, please click here.

If you are aware of a program which is not listed below, please contact us.


Australia

University of Queensland
Centre for Magnetic Resonance
University of Queensland
Brisbane, Australia
T:  07 3365 1785
F: 07 3365 3833
Web site: http://www.cmr.uq.edu.au

We are the largest MR facility in the Southern Hemisphere with a multitude of imaging equipment, including 2 x 1.5T Siemens Sonatas, 1 x 2T Bruker and 1 x 4T Siemens/Bruker whole body systems, and a number of high field small bore systems.  Our staff include radiographers, physicists, medical doctors, neurologists, neuropsychologist, nurses and a myriad of Ph.D. and Masters students.

We have developed a series of post graduate courses aimed at radiographers wanting a formal qualification in MRI, all delivered electronically, with no on campus component.

Grad Certificate in Mag Res Tech (MRT): year one
Post grad diploma in MRT: year two
Master of MRT: year three

We attract students from around the globe, and our students network very well via our on line (weekly) tutorials and group study projects.

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Canada

British Columbia Institute of Technology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Program
3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, BC V5G 3H2 CANADA BC
Program Director: Euclid Seeram Telephone: 604-432-8231



MRI/S Program for Technologists
An advanced diploma program for qualified technologists in radiography, nuclear medicine, or radiation therapy, created in partnership between:
National Research Council-Canada-Institute for Biodiagnostics
&
Red River College

To receive information and an application:

North American Students
Ph: +1 204 632-2327
+1 800 903-7707 (within Canada)
Fax: +1 204 697-4738
Red River Community College
Registration Dept.
C306-2055 Notre Dame Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
R3H0J9
International Students
Ph: +1 204 632-2143
Fax: +1 204 632-5269
Red River Community College Nancy Lee
Dir. International Education
D214-2055 Notre Dame Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
R3H0J9

For details on our MRI/S Program for Technologists, please visit http://me.rrc.mb.ca/Catalogue/ProgramFrame.asp?ProgCode=AUF

The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Program
222 Saint Patrick Street
Toronto, Ontario M5T 1V4, CANADA ON
Program Director:
Elizabeth Whitmell Telephone: 416-596-3101

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Program
11762 106th Street NW
Edmonton, AB T6C 1J1 CANADA AB
Program Director: Craig Briggs Telephone: 780-378-5260

Red River College
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Program
2055 Notre Dame Ave
Winnipeg, MB, R3H 0J9 CANADA MB
Program Director: Larry Kustra Telephone: 204-632-2241

 


United Kingdom

Cambridge

Anglia Polytechnic University
Course Coordinator: Jon Svensson

M.Sc. Medical Imaging - Distance Learning

For more information:
Email: jsvensson@bridge.anglia.ac.uk


United States

Arkansas

Arkansas State University
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology
Box 910
State University, AR 72467 USA
Program Director: Cheryl O. du Bose Telephone: 870-972-2772


California

Loma Linda University
Department of Radiologic Technology
School of Allied Health Professionals
Nichol Hall, Room A-829
Loma Linda, CA 92350 U.S.A.
T: +1 (909) 558-4931
Toll free: +1 (800) 422-4558
F: +1 (909) 558-4291

Program Director: Steven L. Leber, R.T.
E-mail: sleber@sahp.llu.edu

Special Imaging Technology Certificate Program in CT/MRI:

  • Tuition: US$8,010.00
  • Student Capacity: 10-14 students
  • Program Start Date: End of September
  • Program Length: Nine (9) months or three (3) quarters
  • Admission Requirements: ARRT and CRT (California) registered radiologic technologist, Current CPR certification, a minimum of 16 hours of observation (eight hours CT and eight hours MRI).

Comments:  The program consists of nine-month training split between the two modalities.  During the program, students take formal course work, along with clinical instruction.  The program is full-time.  Upon successful completion, the student will have obtained a completion certificate and university credit hours. Campus housing is available.

Long Beach City College
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Program
4901 East Carson Street
Long Beach, CA 90808 U.S.A.
Program Director: Vickie D. Goodson Telephone: 562-938-4176


Connecticut

University of Hartford
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology
200 Bloomfield Ave, Dana H.429
West Hartford, CT 06117 USA
Program Director: Azmi A. Bani-Baker Telephone: 860-768-5499


Georgia

Emory University
Medical Imaging Program
531 Asbury Circle
Atlanta, GA 30322 USA

Mailing address:
Emory University, Medical Imaging Program, PO Box 25901, Atlanta, GA 30322 USA

Program Director: Dawn Couch Moore
T: +1 (404) 712-5005
E-mail: 
lmoore@emory.edu

Comment: Emory University offers a 1+3 Bachelor’s of Medical Science degree.  Students choose from minor track options in CT, MRI, Education or Administration.  For more information on this program, please visit: http://www.radiology.emory.edu/medimag

For currently registered technologists, Emory offers a hybrid RT to BMSc program with specialization in CT, MRI, Education or Administration:

  • Tuition – US$14,700/year  (full-time); $408/semester hour (part-time)
  • Student Capacity: varies
  • Program Date: Courses begin each summer term
  • Program Length: 1 year (full-time); 2 years (part-time)
  • Prerequisites: See http://www.radiology.emory.edu/medimag

Ogeechee Technical College
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology
One Joe Kennedy Blvd.
Statesboro, GA 30458 USA
Program Director: Janice F. Martin Telephone: 912-871-1642


Florida

Palm Beach State College
3160 PGA Boulevard
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 USA

Advanced Technical Certificate (ATC) MR program
http://www.pbcc.edu/x3223.xml?id=132

  • Resident tuition:  $82.50/credit (9-15 credits required for certificate completion)
  • Student capacity:  20 students accepted without MRI experience, unlimited for experienced MRI technologists
  • Program date:  Commences each fall term
  • Program length:  10 months - 1 year (2-3 semesters)
  • Prerequisites:  ARRT registered or registry eligible

Comment:  Successful completion by technologists holding an AS degree will be awarded an Advanced Technical Certificate.

Contact: Vicki Shaver, Ed.D, RT (R), Department Chair
T: (561) 207-5067
E-mail:
shaverv@pbcc.edu


Idaho

Boise State University
Department of Radiologic Sciences
College of Health Sciences
1910 University Drive
Boise, ID 83726 U.S.A.
T: +1 (208) 426-1996
F: +1 (208) 426-4459

Contact Person: Lorrie Kelley, M.S., R.T.(R)(MR)(CT)
T: +1 (208) 426-1606
E-mail: lkelley@boisestate.edu

  • Resident Tuition - US$1,147/semester
  • Nonresident Tuition - US$4,087/semester
  • Student Capacity: Limited to the number of clinical sites available. Approximately ten (10) students/year.
  • Program Date: September
  • Program Length: Nine (9) months
  • Prerequisites: AS or BS degree in radiologic sciences or equivalent.

Comment: Successful completion of the MRI program will result in a BS degree and/or certification of completion.


Illinois

East-West University
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology
816 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605 USA
Program Director: Ekkehard-Teja Wilke Telephone: 312-939-0111

Northwestern Tech SMaRT
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL, USA
http://www.radiology.northwestern.edu/edu/nusmart/tech.cfm

Contact Person:
Kelli Rockwell (smart@radiology.northwest.edu)
Phone: +1 (312) 695-3737
Fax: +1 (312) 695-5645

Course Director: Charles Fasanati, RT(R)(MR)

Course Description: Tech SMaRT is a comprehensive magnetic resonance training program in cardiovascular imaging designed especially for the technologist. The four-day course consists of both lectures and hands-on scanning of volunteers. The topics discussed include: LV Function, RV Imaging, Resting Perfusion, Morphology/Black Blood, Cine, Aortic Imaging, Myocardial Viability, Grid Tagging, and Flow Quantification.

Bachelors degree 2 + 2 program in Radiology Information Services. There is also the option for a certificate for MRI classes and clinicals if a degree is not desired.

Southern Illinois University
Radiologic Sciences Program
Department of Health Care Professions
College of Applied Sciences and Arts
1365 Douglas Drive - MC#6615
Carbondale, IL  62901 USA
T: +1 (618) 453-7211
F: +1 (618) 453-7020

Contact Person: Robert Broomfield
E-mail: broomr@siu.edu
Web Site:  http://www.siu.edu/~hcp/RADS/rads.html

  • Tuition:  Access current information regarding tuition/fees and other University through our SIU University Web site at http://www.siuc.edu
  • Student Capacity:  Twenty (20)
  • Program Length:  Nine months (fall and spring)
  • Prerequisites: ARRT registered or registry eligible

Comment: Upon successful completion of the SIU University Core (General Education courses or equivalent) and the Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computed Tomography Specialization Option, the student will be awarded a Bachelor of Science Degree in Radiologic Sciences from Southern Illinois University.


Indiana

Indiana University-Kokomo
Medical Imaging Technology
2300 S. Washington Street
Kokomo, IN 46904  USA
Program Director: Diana E. Mishler Telephone: 765-455-9578


Iowa

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, Iowa  52242 U.S.A.
T: +1 (319) 356-4332
F: +1 (319) 384-9574
http://www.radiology.uiowa.edu/radtech

Contact Person: Jean Eisenhauer, BS, RT(R), CV, CT, MR
E-mail: jean-eisenhauer@uiowa.edu

Phone: +1 (319) 356-8333

  • Tuition - US$1,800.00 (resident & nonresident)
  • Student Capacity: 2
  • Program Date: January
  • Program Length: 9-month MRI program
  • Prerequisites: High school transcript, minimum ACT scores of 18, radiology transcript, ARRT scores

Kansas

Hutchinson Community College
Davis Hall
815 North Walnut
Hutchinson, Kansas 67501
T: +1 (316)665-4954   +1 (800) 289-3501, ext. 4954
http://www2.hutchcc.edu/Dept/allied_health/radiology/radiology.htm

Contact Person: Renee' Kautzer, Radiology Program Director
E-mail: kautzerr@hutchcc.edu

  • Program Date: September - MRI Physics I; January - MRI Physics II
  • Program Length: Nine (9) months commencing in Fall semester

Comment: The program includes both didactic and clinical education and is open to registered or registry eligible technologists. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible to sit for the national registry examination.


Kentucky

Lexington Community College
University of Kentucky
Department of Radiologic Technology
Lexington, Kentucky 40536 U.S.A.
T: +1 (606) 288-9293
F: +1 (606) 257-9580

Contact Person: Pat Miller, M.S.

  • Resident Tuition - US$74/credit
  • Nonresident Tuition - US$209/credit
  • Student Capacity: No limit
  • Program Date: September - MRI Physics I; January - MRI Physics II
  • Program Length: I and II run one full academic semester each
  • Prerequisites: AS or BS degree, recognized radiologic technology degree (ARRT, NMTCB, etc.), student currently enrolled in a radiologic technology program

Comment: Upon successful completion, the student will have obtained university credit hours.


Massachusetts

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Program
179 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA  02115 USA
Program Director: Maryann Blaine Telephone: 617 732-2138

Massasoit Community College
T: +1 (508) 588-9100
F: +1 (508) 427-1250

Contact Person: Nancy Sutcliffe, MRI Coordinator & Radiology Program Director (ext. 1784)

  • Tuition - US$800.00
  • Student Capacity: 27 without MRI experience. No limit with MRI experience.
  • Program Date: September
  • Program Length: Two (2) semesters, thirty (30) weeks
  • Prerequisites: ARRT or NMTCB registered

Comment: Students are assigned a clinical site. Brochures may be obtained by calling the admissions office at Massasoit Community College.


Michigan

Michigan State University
D-100 Clinical Center
138 Service Road
East Lansing, MI  48824
T:  +1 (517) 353-5053
F:  +1 (517) 432-4394
http://www.rad.msu.edu

Contact Person:  Rex Miller, Senior Technologist MR

  • Tuition - US$3,000.00
  • Program Length: Nine (9) months

William Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak
Department of Radiology
3601 W 13 Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48073-6769 U.S.A.
T: +1 (248) 551-6572
F: +1 (248) 551-2418

Contact Person: Vivian Clark, R.T.(R)(CT)(MR), Program Director

  • Tuition - US$750.00
  • Student Capacity: Three (3)
  • Program Date: July and January
  • Program Length: Six (6) months
  • Prerequisites: Registered R.T. or Registry eligible

Comment: This is a combination CT/MR program which includes didactic as well as clinical exposure. Clinical certification eligibility.


Nebraska

University of Nebraska Medical Center
School of Allied Health
Division of Radiation Science Technology Education
http://www.unmc.edu/AlliedHealth/rste

  • Degree: Bachelors degree to qualified candidates
  • Length of Program: 1 year
  • Courses are also offered through a distance education program

Contact Person: Adam J. Stevens, B.S., R(R)(CT)(MR)
T: +1 (402) 559-2495
E-mail: ajstevens@unmc.edu

Distance Program Contact Person: Karen Nichols
T: +1 (402) 559-6998
E-mail: kfnichols@unmc.edu

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New York

Long Island University/C.W. Post Campus
720 Northern Blvd.
Brookville, N.Y. 11548-1300 USA
T: +1 (516) 299-3075
F: +1
(516) 299-3081
Web site: www.liu.edu

Contact Person: James Joyce
E-mail:
radtech@liu.edu

  • Tuition - US$609.00 per credit
  • Student Capacity: Ten (10)
  • Program Length: 18 credits during 12 months
  • Prerequisites: Must be a ARRT registered in Radiography, Nuclear Medicine or Radiation Therapy

Comment: The required courses do include a clinical rotation on MRI. Baccalaureate program with MRI curriculum is available.

SUNY Upstate Medical University
Medical Imaging Sciences Program
750 E. Adams Street
Syracuse, New York 13210
T: +1 (315) 464-6929
http://www.upstate.edu/chp/xray/

Contact Person:  David Clemente, Director
E-mail: clementde@mail.upstate.edu

Comment: The Medical Imaging Sciences program offers a 6-semester B.S. degree in Medical Radiography plus Computed Tomography (C.T.) or Magnetic Resonance Imaging (M.R.I). The program is delivered in 21 to 24 months of highly intensive classroom and clinical education. A twelve-month Bachelor of Professional Studies degree allows graduates from radiography programs who possess an Associates degree the opportunity to pursue their education in either Computed Tomography (CT) or Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).


North Carolina

Forsyth Technical Community College
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Program
2100 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC 27103 USA
Program Director: Deborah D. Taylor Telephone:
336-734-7178

Wake Technical Community College
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Program
2901 Holston Lane
Raleigh, NC 27610-2092 USA
Program Director: Angela E. Washington Telephone: 919-747-0031


Ohio

  Cleveland Clinic, School of Diagnostic Imaging
MRI/CT Program
18701 Lake Shore Boulevard
Euclid, Ohio  44119
Program Coordinator:  Jackie M. Turk, B.S., R.T. (R)(MR)(CT)
Phone:  +1 (216) 692-7523
e-mail:  jturk@cchseast.org
Website:  www.cchseast.org/schools
The School of Diagnotic Imaging's MRI/CT Program offers
individual courses as well as clinical course component for
technologist's seeking MRI or CT certification.  Please refer
to our website for additional information.
 

Kent State University-Salem Campus
2491 State Route 45 South
Salem, Ohio 44460 USA
Phone: +1 (330) 332-0361
For application and admission into the program contact Jan Gibson.

Kettering College of Medical Arts
3737 Southern Boulevard
Kettering, Ohio 45429 U.S.A.
T: +1 (800) 433-5262
F: +1 (937) 296-4238

Contact Person: Larry Bencke
E-mail: Larry_Bencke@Ketthealth.com

Comment: Program information is not available at this time due to program restructuring. For more information, contact the institution by telephone, fax, or e-mail.

The Ohio State University Medical Center
214 E. Doan Hall, Radiology
410 West 10th Avenue

Columbus, Ohio 43210

Program Name: MRI Educational Program

Program Director:  Ashok Saraswat, M.S.,B.Ed., R.T. (R) (MR)
Phone:
614.293.3367
E-Mail: saraswat-1@medctr.osu.edu

Medical director: Wayne Slone, M.D.

Website: www.radiology.osu.edu/tech/mri_home.htm ....or simply visit "www.radiology.osu.edu" and click on Technologists' Programs to get to the MRI Program website.

  • Tuition: $4000.00
  • Current Student Capacity: 7
  • Program Start Date: Last Monday of June
  • Program End Date: First Friday of the following June
  • Program Length: Approximately 12 Months
  • Program Hours: Monday to Thursday 7:00 AM to 1:30 PM ( Friday and Weekends off)
  • Admission Requirements:  Registered or registry eligible Radiologic Technologist (ARRT or
    equivalent), Nuclear Medicine Technologist ( ARRT, NMTCB or equivalent), or Radiation Therapy Technologist (ARRT or equivalent).  Prior MRI clinical observation or educational experience preferred. The program offers a minimum of 350 hours of didactic and 1000 hours of clinical education.  MRI Educational Program follows the MRI curriculum recommended by the 1998 joint curriculum committee of SMRT and AERS. Upon completion trainees obtain a completion certificate  from the hospital, and are eligible to take MR Registry examination to become a registered MR Technologist.  The 12 month program consists of clinical, research, and classroom education conducted by the division of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Our three-part mission of patient care, teaching, and research sets us apart from the rest MRI facilities within central and southeastern
    Ohio.

University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Medical Imaging Technology
PO Box 670394
Cincinnati, OH 45267 USA
Program Director: Alan W. Vespie


Oklahoma

Autry Technology Center
1201 West Willow
Enid, OK 73703-2598 USA
T: +1 (580) 242-2750
F: +1 (580) 233-8262
http://www.autrytech.com/3_8_8.html

Comments:  MRI Training is an eight-month program covering physics, anatomy, patient care and safety procedures for performing an MRI, structured in an independent self-study format. A minimum of 600 clinical hours (20 hours/week) will be provided with an experienced MRI Technologist. Clinical objectives
meet year 2000 American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) MRI examination requirements. Minimum requirements: ARRT Registered Radiographer, Nuclear Medicine or Radiation Therapy Technologist. (For additional MRI information see www.arrt.org).


Pennsylvania

Community College of Allegheny County
Boyce Campus or Allegheny Campus
595 Beatty Road
Monroeville, PA 15146-1395 U.S.A.
T: +1 (724) 325-6734
F: +1 (724) 356-6701

Contact Person: August B. Kellermann III, R.T.(R), M.S., Professor and Program Director
E-mail: akellerm@ccac.edu Website: http://www.ccac.edu

  • Tuition - By school credit hour (Please call for info +1 (724) 325-6674
  • Program Date: Once a year starting fall semester (application deadline August 7th)
  • Program Length: Six (6) months
  • Prerequisites: Qualified individuals must be certified by the ARRT in order to apply for admission. The MRI program requires RTR(R), RTR(T), or RTR(N). Candidate must complete application forms and must register for each course sequentially. Must possess CPR certification.

Comment: Courses are offered during the evenings and weekends at both campuses. Clinical experiences are day, evening, and weekends.


Thomas Jefferson University

MRI Program/ Department of Radiologic Sciences
Jefferson College of Health Professions
130 South 9th Street, Suite 1005
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5233, USA
Website: http://www.jefferson.edu/jchp

 

Office of Admissions
Jefferson College of Health Professions
130 South 9th Street, Suite 1610
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5233

 
Program Director:  Richard Weening, Ph.D., RT(R)(CT)(MR)
Telephone:  215-503-0059
Fax:  215-503-1031
Email:  richard.weening@jefferson.edu


Admissions Officer:  Daniele DiProsperis, BA
Telephone:  215-503-1045
Toll Free:  1-877-JEFF-CHP
Email:  daniele.diprosperis@jefferson.edu

 
Student Capacity:  15
Program Dates: September through August (full-year programs)
 
Prerequisites:




 
Anatomy & Physiology
English
Mathematics (College Algebra or higher)
Physics
Electives
TOTAL
8 Semester Credits
6 Semester Credits
3 Semester Credits
3 Semester Credits
30 Semester Credits
50 Semester Credits


CPR and a Background Check required. Additionally, there are specific technical standards that students must be able to meet in order to enter the MRI program.

Tuition and Fees:  $19,824 per year (2003-04); $45 Application Fee

Programs:  The following programs are full-time and lead to a BS degree in Radiologic Sciences:

Two-year Multicompetency (MC) Programs - for  students who do not have an education in medical imaging or in a health discipline:

Radiography + Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Nuclear Medicine + Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Radiation Therapy + Magnetic Resonance Imaging

One-year Advanced Placement (AP) Program – for students who have a baccalaureate degree and prerequisite course work or have 50 credits in specific courses and professional experience or certification for which they will receive an additional 39 professional credits:

Magnetic Resonance Imaging AP programs require RT(R) or RT(T) or RT(N) or CNMT or ARRT/NMTCB registry eligibility

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania – RT Education
Department of Radiology
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 U.S.A.
T: +1 (215) 662-6877
F: +1 (215) 349-5925

Contact Person: John C. Posh, R.T.(R)(MR)
E-mail: john.posh@uphs.upenn.edu
or http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/radiology/education/rte

Training Program #1 (MRI Internship for technologists):

  • Tuition: US$4,000
  • Student Capacity: 10-12
  • Program Date: March and September
  • Program Length: Six-month internship
  • Prerequisites: Technologist registered in radiologic sciences, radiation therapy, or nuclear medicine by the ARRT or equivalency in Allied Health Sciences.

Comment: Upon successful completion of this training program, the student will receive a Certificate of Completion in MRI and 130 hours of didactic instruction with 130 "Category A” Continuing Education Credits from the ASRT and 665 hours of clinical practicum.

Training Program #2 (One-week Fellowship in MRI for Technologists):

  • Tuition: US$875 (first week or US$675 second week)
  • Student Capacity: 15
  • Program Date: One fellowship most months of the year
  • Program Length: 4.5 days
  • Prerequisites: Technologist registered in radiologic sciences, radiation therapy, or nuclear medicine by the ARRT or equivalency in Allied Health Sciences.

Comment: Upon successful completion of this program, the student will receive a Certificate of Completion in MRI and 24 hours of "Category A” Continuing Education Credits from the ASRT. (12 hours of Category A continuing education credit for the Advanced Level Exam Prep fellowship week).


Training Program #3 (Weekend Registry Review Program MRI for Technologists):

  • Tuition: US$350
  • Student Capacity: Unlimited
  • Program Date: last weekend in March and last weekend in August
  • Program Length: Two (2) days (weekends only – Saturday and Sunday)
  • Prerequisites: Technologist registered in radiologic sciences, radiation therapy, or nuclear medicine by the ARRT or equivalency in Allied Health Sciences.

Comment: Upon successful completion of this program, the student will receive a Certificate of Completion and 16 hours of "Category A” Continuing Education Credits from the ASRT.
 

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Department of Radiology
Program Director: Emanuel Kanal, M.D.
Program Administrator: Ms. Robin DeAngelo

  • MR Education Programs initially founded in 1985
  • Initial one-week Comprehensive Basic MR
  • Second week Intermediate MR with clinical correlation
  • Each of the above is approved for 40 hours of ASRT ECE credits
  • Extensive independent study programs and materials
  • Extensive personalized contact hours with nationally recognized MR instructors
  • Personal hands-on availability of custom-developed computerized MR tutorial
  • And simulation software throughout the week(s) for course attendees

Ph: +1 412 647-5033
Fax: +1 412 647-5359
e-mail : ekanal@pitt.edu


Rhode Island

Information coming soon...


South Carolina

Greenville Technical College
P.O. Box 5616
Greenville, SC 29606-5616 U.S.A.
T: +1 (864) 250-8045
F: +1 (864) 250-8462

Contact Person: Pamela Anthony, RT(R)(MR), Program Coordinator
Email: pam.anthony@gvltec.edu

  • Student Capacity: Thirty (30)

  • Program Date:  August

  • Program Length: Nine (9) months, 2 semesters

  • Prerequisites: Registered by ARRT (any discipline)

Comment: This program includes both didactic and clinical education.  All didactic courses are offered online and include: MR specific - physics, instrumentation, case study courses, and clinical applications.  Computer with internet access is required.  Upon successful completion of this certificate program, graduates are eligible to challenge the ARRT advanced registry in MRI.  Call for information.

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Tennessee

Chattanooga Imaging & Associates in Diagnostic Radiology
9005 Jenny Lynn Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37421 U.S.A.
T: +1 (423) 894-7214
F: +1 (423) 894-7214

Contact Person: Bill Faulkner, B.S., R.T.(R)(MR)(CT)
E-mail: faulkner@chattanooga.net
Program Information Online
Category A Credits Online

  • Tuition: US$850.00
  • Student Capacity: Twenty (20)
  • Program Date: Various times during the year
  • Program Length: 4 days
  • Prerequisites: None

Comment: Basic MRI/Registry review program.  32 hours Category A credit.  Tuition includes textbook and other materials.  DOES NOT include travel and living expenses.


Texas

El Centro College
Dallas, TX, USA
https://www1.dcccd.edu/cat0203/programs/degree.cfm?degree=aas.radiolog.sci

Contact Person:  Gretchen Riehl, +1 (214) 860-2236 or gkr5547@dcccd.edu

  • Tuition: US$2,700.00
  • Program Length: Two (2) semesters
  • Prerequisites:   Must be ARRT registered

Comments:  Upon successful completion, students are eligible to sit for the ARRT advanced level exam in MRI.

Galveston College/University of Texas Medical Branch
4015 Avenue Q
Galveston, TX 77550 U.S.A.
T: +1 (409) 763-6551 Ext. 387
F: +1 (409) 762-9367

Contact Person: Elizabeth K. Michel, Dean of Health Occupations

  • Tuition: US$1,000.00 (24 credit hours - two semesters)
  • Student Capacity: Twenty (20)
  • Program Date: Fall of each year
  • Program Length: 32 weeks
  • Prerequisites: Must be ARRT registered or CNMT

Comment: The two semesters will include tomographic anatomy, methodology, clinical courses, physics, instrumentation. Small classes. Clinical in large teaching institution. Dormitory and financial aid available.

JPS Institute for Health Career Development
2400 Circle Drive
Ft. Worth, TX 76119 U.S.A.
T:  +1 (817) 920-7380, Ext. 2990
F:  +1 (817) 536-3812

Contact Person:  Byron D. Lancaster, B.A., R.T.(R)(MR)

  • Tuition: US$2,500.00 (56 clock hours/Cat. "A" A.S.R.T. CE credits) 7 Saturday classes
  • Student Capacity: Thirteen (13) per program
  • Program Date: Twice per year
  • Program Length: (Classroom 7 months/including clinicals up to 9 months)
  • Prerequisites:   Must be ARRT registered or registry eligible

The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Diagnostic Imaging Program MRI Track
1515 Holcombe Blvd., Unit 002
Houston, TX 77030-4009
(713)792-3455 phone
(713)745-3337 fax
Program Website:
http://www.mdanderson.org/education-and-research/education-and-training/schools-and-programs/school-of-health-professions/programs-courses/diagnostic-imaging/index.html

Education Coordinator:  Sonja K. Robb-Belville, MSRS, RT(R)(MR)  skbelville@mdanderson.org

  • Tuition:  In-state $80/semester credit hour  Out-of-state $357/semester credit hour

  • Student Capacity:  Fifteen (15)

  • Program Start Date: Fall of each year

  • Program Length:  1 year or 3 years

  • Program Award:  Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Imaging

Comment: The one-year track is available to prospective students who currently hold an active credential in the Radiologic Sciences from an institution with acceptable transferability of credit and want to complete their BS degree with a specialization in MRI. The three-year track is available for prospective students new to the field of Diagnostic Imaging.  These students will complete course work in Radiography in the first 2 years of the program, and then specialize in MRI in the third year.


 Utah

 University of Utah Health Care
Hospitals and Clinics
Department  of Radiology
30 N. 1900 East
Salt Lake City,  Utah 84132
T: 801-585-6753
F: 801-581-2414
 
Contact person:  Marlene Johnson, Technology Program Administrator

      
   Tuition:  $2,500.00
     
   Capacity:  Seven(7)
     
    Program Date:  July and January
     
    Program Length:  6 months
     
    Prerequisites:  ARRT, eligible, NMTCB or other health care certification.
 
web:  http://www.uuhsc.utah.edu/rad/mritech.html



Weber State University
3925 University Circle
Ogden, Utah 84408-3925 U.S.A.
T: +1 (801) 626-7156 or +1 (801) 848-7770 Ext. 7156
F: +1 (801) 626-7966

Contact Person: Robert Walker, Ph.D.
  • Tuition: US$1,000.00/semester
  • Student Capacity: Eighteen (18)
  • Program Date: September
  • Program Length: One (1) year
  • Prerequisites: Must be ARRT registered/registry eligible

Comment: This program offers rotations at ten (10) clinical sites which expose students to a range of magnet styles and their usage for clinical and research procedures. Course work is a comprehensive program which includes course work in scanning techniques, instrumentation, patient care, physics, and pharmacology. This program is attractive for students who would like to obtain their BS using credits for MR course work. They also may complete this degree in independent studies.


Virginia

University of Virginia, Educational Programs in Medical Imaging Technologies
Radiology,
PO Box 800170
Charlottesville, VA 22908 U.S.A.
T: +1 (434) 982-1563
F: +1 (434 982-0626
E-mail:
gds7x@virginia.edu
Web site:  http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/internet/radiology/

Contact Person: Gina Christopher, R.T.(R)(T)(CT), Educational Director

  • Tuition:
    MRI Program:  US$1,000.00
    CT Program: : US$1,000.00

Comment: Admission requirements:  A candidate for admission must be registered by the ARRT, or be registry eligible and must have a license to practice radiologic technology in Virginia.  A completed application, all educational transcripts, and clinical grades or status report from an accredited Program of Radiography attended must be submitted.  Acceptance is determined by academic achievement, clinical experience and expertise, personal interview, and recommendations.  Please visit Web site listed above for more information.


Wisconsin

Medical Technology Management Institute (MTMI)
P.O. Box 26337
Milwaukee, WI 53226-0037 U.S.A.
T: +1 (800) 765-6864 or +1 (414) 774-2233
F: +1 (414) 774-8498
E-mail:
custservice@mtmi.net
Web site:  http://www.mtmi.net

Contact Person: J. Ed Barnes

  • Tuition:
    Two-week course: US$1,395.00 (MTMI members US$975.00)
    One-week course: US$795.00 (MTMI members US$575.00)
    Clinical Training: US$495/week (MTMI members US$475.00)
  • Student Capacity: 40 Students
  • Program Date: Various dates offered. Call MTMI for schedule.
  • Program Length: Two (2) weeks (first and second week can be taken separately). 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.

Comment: 72 hours Category A credit for the two-week course. 36 hours Category A credit for the one-week course. Independent MRI studies material available (38 titles). MRMI Regional Seminars offered in many states (call MTMI for topics and locations).


Self Study Registry Review

Medical Imaging Consultants, Inc., of West Paterson, NJ

We are delighted to offer the only comprehensive, professional home study review courses available in MRI and CT. The programs are ideal for technologists preparing for the ARRT registry exams. We stand behind these programs by guaranteeing that technologists who successfully complete either program will pass the ARRT exam or receive a complete tuition refund. These programs have received strong institutional endorsements by equipment manufacturers contrast media industries as well as professional organizations.

The MR Registry Review Program consists of 12 modular chapters, each containing 20-35 pages of descriptive text, images, illustrations and summaries which strictly adhere to the Content Specifications for the Advanced Level Exam in MRI published by the ARRT. In addition, each module concludes with a thought-provoking 40 question quiz. The program begins with a basic review of the physics of MRI and then goes on to cover spatial localization, image reconstruction, instrumentation, advanced imaging methods including fast imaging techniques and MR angiography, the patient exam, essential anatomy, imaging strategies, safety and image artifacts. Technologists can earn up to 24 Category A Continuing Education credits in this program. The entire course requires only 20 hours of study time.

The CT Registry Review Program consists of 8 modules, each containing 25-45 pages. The CT program allows technologists to earn up to 16 Category A credits and requires 14 hours of study time. The program is structured and is conducted in the same manner as our MRI review course.

After completing each quiz, the answer sheet is returned to Medical Imaging Consultants for confidential grading. In response, the student receives customized feedback on the complete results of each quiz. Students also receive Study Guidelines which offer detailed explanations to the answers of every quiz question and which use the quiz results to direct the student to areas within the program which require further study. Medical Imaging Consultants will automatically register the credits you earn from these programs with the ASRT if you are enrolled in the ASRT's ECE program.

The primary advantages of these homestudy programs are that students can study at their own pace and convenience, they receive detailed feedback on the progress of their study efforts, they are not required to take leave from work or use up vacation or weekend time, and the programs do not include any irrelevant or highly technical information - they only present information relevant to the ARRT exam. Furthermore, the complete program tuition can be less than the fee for a 2-day seminar program and requires no additional funds for travel, hotel and meal expenses normally associated with traditional seminar programs.

Our programs have received peer review by physicians and technologists, have received ASRT Category A accreditation and have been developed by expert educators and graphic designers to give you the most professional program available in MRI and CT.

We offer discounted tuition rates to technologists taking the next ARRT exam or who enroll in groups of 2 or more. To receive your free detailed information kit call Philip A. Femano, Ph.D. at 800-589-5685, or send him mail at drphil@aol.com.