Southern Union State Community College

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging Certificate

This program prepares students in the use of strong magnetic fields and radio waves to obtain cross-sectional anatomical images of the human body to assist in diagnosis or treatment.

Southern Union State Community College offers a two semester certificate program. This program is for credentialed radiologic technologists or ARRT registry eligible radiologic technologists. Upon completion of the program an individual will be registry eligible in magnetic resonance imaging. Didactic courses will be taught on campus with various clinical sites being used across the state.

Type of Program: On-Line/Clinical Varies
Type of Degree: Certificate
Employment Opportunities: Hospitals, Private Diagnostic Offices

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MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING (MRI) Curriculum

Course Name Theory Lab Clinic Credit
Semester 1 - Fall  
RAD 250* Advanced Patient Care 3 0 0 3
RAD 251 Cross Sectional Anatomy 3 0 0 3
RAD 283 MR Physical Principles 5 0 0 5
Semester 2 - Spring  
RAD 284 MR Imaging Procedures 5 0 0 5
RAD 285 MR Clinical Education 0 0 12 4
RAD 266 Correlation in CT/MR 4 0 0 4
Total Credit Hours       24

*Students who enroll in an online course for the first time at Southern Union State Community College must also concurrently enroll in ORI 111 Online Learning Basics (1 credit hour).