Develop your Medical Imaging Expertise; Become an MRI Technologist.
MRI is a sophisticated diagnostic imaging modality that captures cross sectional images of the patient. MRI is most commonly used to evaluate many types of disease processes, injuries, and functions of the brain.
The MRI technologist is an integral member of the healthcare team who is proficient in performing cross sectional images using sophisticated diagnostic imaging equipment. This healthcare professional works closely with patients, fellow technologists, and many other members of the healthcare team.
The MRI technologist can be employed in a number of settings that include trauma centers, hospitals and imaging centers.
- Program is for those who already have a ARRT (R) Certification.
- This online certificate program can be completed in as little as one semester or 12 credit hours.
- Curriculum focus on advanced cross-sectional anatomy, instrumentation and procedures for a MRI technologist.
- Credits transfer directly into the Bachelor's of Imaging Science degree completion program.
- Course material can be accessed any time of the day from anywhere with Internet access.
MRI Technologist Salary & Job Outlook
The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates the U.S. median salary in 2013 for a Radiologic Technologist was $56,760 per year ($26.54 per hour), with a faster than average projected job growth until 2020 of 28 percent.
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