Program of Study

The CT Imaging Technology certificate curriculum prepares the individual to use specialized equipment to visualize cross-sectional anatomical structures and aid physicians in the demonstration of pathologies and disease processes. Individuals entering this curriculum must hold a primary registry in radiography or radiation therapy by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or, in nuclear medicine technology by the ARRT or the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB).

Course work prepares technologists to provide patient care and perform studies utilizing imaging equipment, professional communication, and quality assurance in scheduled and emergency procedures through academic and clinical studies.


Additional Information

Careers Available

Primary employers will continue to be hospitals and medical centers with a dramatic increase in outpatient opportunities in cancer centers, physicians’ offices and freestanding image centers. Advancement opportunities include administration, research, equipment application specialists, equipment sales and education.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Strong computer and critical thinking skills. Excellent communication skills and must be team oriented.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Must be self motivated and able to work independently. Must have excellent organizational skills and an ability to move at least 50 pounds.

Program Offerings

Program Credential Level Offered Code
Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology - Distance Learning Non-Clinical Certificate Online C45200DL
Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology - Traditional Clinical I Certificate Day C45200TA
Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology - Traditional Clinical II Certificate Day C45200TB
Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology - Traditional Non-Clinical Certificate Day C45200TN

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the CT Imaging Technology Program, contact Cindy Smith, Program Coordinator, at csmith@forsythtech.edu or call 336.734.7560.