Computed Tomography Program
Thank you for your interest in Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) at Cleveland Community College. The CT and MRI didactic course work is completely online. Clinical practice rotations are available at a variety of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Students may earn a CT and MRI diploma by completing all the diploma program requirements. Students may earn a certificate in CT and/or MRI by completing all the certificate program requirements for a discipline.
CT and MRI technologists operate advanced imaging equipment to obtain computer generated sectional images of the human body. Technologists must be able to provide quality patient care while working closely with radiologists in a fast-paced, high volume area. They may be employed in a variety of settings including hospitals, physician offices, and diagnostic imaging centers. Many hospitals and imaging centers require CT and MRI technologists to be certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
Interested students are encouraged to read the information available at arrt.org about requirements and eligibility for CT and MRI certification.
Applicant must be a registered technologist in radiography, nuclear medicine, or radiation therapy. Applicant must be a graduate of a JRCERT or JRCNMT approved program. Graduates of non-degree hospital based programs are encouraged to contact program faculty for further information. Applicant must also be certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). All program participants must show evidence of current ARRT credentials before entering the program.
Interested students should first complete a Cleveland Community College Application for Admission and select CT & MRI as the program of study.
Information regarding Criminal Background check and 12-panel drug screen will be sent to provisionally accepted students. It is important for students to wait until receiving this information before completing these requirements. Students must have a healthcare provider complete the Student Medical Form for NC Community College System Institutions. The following immunizations must be current:
- MMR (2 or titer)
- Varicella (2 or titer)
- Hepatitis B (3 or titer)
- TB (2 tests at least one week apart)
Immunizations must be kept current throughout enrollment in the program.
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