Degree Plans - Magnetic Resonance Imaging - Magnetic Resonance Imaging AAS
(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)
El Centro only
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.
SEMESTER I (Fall)
SEMESTER II (Spring)
SEMESTER III (Summer 1)
SEMESTER IV (Fall)
SEMESTER V (Spring)
SEMESTER VI (Summer I)
+Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from any three-credit hour course from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.
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.