Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.
Degree Plan Code: AAS.MRI.14
The Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) program is a two-year program that prepares students to function as a MRI Technologist. The first year of the program consists of general education and health occupations core courses. The second year of the program provides intensive didactic and clinical training in the medical specialty of Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
The MRI technologist performs examinations using magnetism and radio frequency to visualize internal organs such as the heart, abdominal organs and brain. It may also be used to visualize bony structures such as the spine, skull, and extremities. Graduates will be eligible to take the MRI Registry Exam offered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.