Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Certificate

Overview

Approved By LWIA: 7
Last Re-Certification Date: 3/13/2019
Next Re-Certification Date: 3/27/2021

Program Description

This 16 credit-hour, year-long certificate program prepares ARRT registered radiologic technologists to produce cross-sectional images of the body, utilizing magnetic resonance equipment, in order to diagnose abnormalities that are difficult to evaluate with conventional radiography. This program offers a combination of clinical and didactic educational experiences that will provide the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to become an entry-level MRI technologist. Students will learn the physics and instrumentation of magnetic imaging, clinical procedures and protocols, patient care and radiation safety.

Established in 2015

CIP: 51-0920 Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician.

Training Program Type

Vocational

Provider Information

Program Contact Info

1200 W. Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067
(847) 758-2372

Associated Job Families and Occupations

Certifying / Licensing / Registering Body

ARRT

Quality Assurance

  • North Central Association
  • Illinois Community College Board
  • Industry Standard: ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists)

Education Information

Industry Recognized Certification

48 Weeks ( 597.00 Hours / 16.00 Credit Hours )

Tuition$4,448.00
Books$1,634.00
Fees$625.00
Tests$375.00
Other Expenses(Materials, Supplies, Tools, Uniforms, etc)$900.00
Total Cost$7,982.00

Financial Aid

  • All financial aid depends on individual student eligibility

Application Procedure

Must contact Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372 when approved to pursue program at Harper. Must apply to Harper College www.harpercollege.edu. Pay $25 application fee or obtain fee waiver code from Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372. Student will be directed to appropriate Harper College Academic Advisor for an educational plan. The maximum tuition and fees amount approved for this occupation is $8,000.

Entry Requirements:

  • Drug/Alcohol Screening
  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Physical Exam
  • Math - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Reading - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Language - Instruction is in English
  • Writing - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Prerequisites - Criminal background check
  • Other - All credit-seeking WIOA clients must have initial & ongoing academic advising

Nondiscrimination, Equal Opportunity, and Disability Provisions Compliance Assurance

  • EEO Compliant: Yes
  • Disability Accomodation: Yes

Program Offerings

  • Part-Time Enrollment
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Labs
  • Other(Specify)

Performance Data

Program: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Certificate

Overview

Approved By LWIA: 7
Last Re-Certification Date: 3/13/2019
Next Re-Certification Date: 3/27/2021

Program Description

This 16 credit-hour, year-long certificate program prepares ARRT registered radiologic technologists to produce cross-sectional images of the body, utilizing magnetic resonance equipment, in order to diagnose abnormalities that are difficult to evaluate with conventional radiography. This program offers a combination of clinical and didactic educational experiences that will provide the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to become an entry-level MRI technologist. Students will learn the physics and instrumentation of magnetic imaging, clinical procedures and protocols, patient care and radiation safety.

Established in 2015

CIP: 51-0920 Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician.

Provider Information

Program Contact Info

1200 W. Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067
(847) 758-2372

Associated Job Families and Occupations

Certifying / Licensing / Registering Body

ARRT

Quality Assurance

  • North Central Association
  • Illinois Community College Board
  • Industry Standard: ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists)

Education Information

Industry Recognized Certification

48 Weeks ( 597.00 Hours / 16.00 Credit Hours )

Tuition$4,448.00
Books$1,634.00
Fees$625.00
Tests$375.00
Other Expenses(Materials, Supplies, Tools, Uniforms, etc)$900.00
Total Cost$7,982.00

Financial Aid

  • All financial aid depends on individual student eligibility

Application Procedure

Must contact Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372 when approved to pursue program at Harper. Must apply to Harper College www.harpercollege.edu. Pay $25 application fee or obtain fee waiver code from Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372. Student will be directed to appropriate Harper College Academic Advisor for an educational plan. The maximum tuition and fees amount approved for this occupation is $8,000.

Entry Requirements:

  • Drug/Alcohol Screening
  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Physical Exam
  • Math - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Reading - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Language - Instruction is in English
  • Writing - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Prerequisites - Criminal background check
  • Other - All credit-seeking WIOA clients must have initial & ongoing academic advising

Nondiscrimination, Equal Opportunity, and Disability Provisions Compliance Assurance

  • EEO Compliant: Yes
  • Disability Accomodation: Yes

Program Offerings

  • Part-Time Enrollment
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Labs
  • Other(Specify)