Middlesex Community College’s Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) program is designed to prepare certified imaging professionals registered with the ARRT in Radiography, Nuclear Medicine (NMTCB is also accepted), Radiation Therapy, or Sonography (ARDMS is also accepted) for immediate employment in the workplace as MRI Technologists in hospitals, clinics, and medical offices. The program emphasizes that quality patient care will be provided by individuals who have received instruction based on educational and instructional guidelines consistent with the profession.
The Middlesex Community College Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Certificate program is a two-semester program for certified Radiographers interested in a career as a MRI Technologist. The program accepts and starts a new class during the fall semester each year. Following the successful completion of all Program requirements and obligations to the college, students are awarded Certificate in Magnetic Resonance Imaging and may sit for the professional Registry exam sponsored by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). A minimum score of 75 on the 3 national post-primary certification examination is required for certification as a Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist. The program adheres to MxCC Student and Faculty Non-Discrimination policies in that there is no discrimination of student or faculty on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, physical disability, or any other legally protected status. Our graduates are allied health professionals who utilize strong magnetic fields on humans for diagnostic, therapeutic or research purposes. They perform MRI procedures and related techniques producing data at the request of and interpretation by a licensed independent practitioner. Employment opportunities include education, sub-specialization, sales and applications, and administration.
Downloadable Program Forms & Documents
Per Federal Regulation, 34 CFR 668.43-Institutional Disclosure for Licensure Program; this program has a Positive Licensure Determination for the State of CT. If you are interested in applying this program outside the State of CT, please check current licensure agreement with your state.
For the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Post-Primary Certification; positive licensure determination for the State of Connecticut. No licensure determination for all states except Connecticut.
Note About Financial Aid
Federal regulations stipulate that a student may only receive financial aid for courses that count towards their degree/certificate. To comply with this regulation, MxCC must track the courses that a student is registered for that count towards their degree/certificate program. Courses identified as not meeting program requirements will not be included in the calculation of financial aid eligibility. Pre requisites will be covered. This procedure is now in effect. Eligibility ceases once a student attempts 90 credits for a typical 60 credit program.
Becoming Connecticut State Community College
STUDENTS: The Community Colleges are undergoing a merger with a plan to become Connecticut State Community College in fall 2023; please work closely with your advisor/program coordinator to select your courses accordingly. Click here for more details about this merger.