Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    • Associate in Applied Science (AAS), Advanced Placement Diploma
    • AAS Program: 5 semesters
    • Advanced Placement Diploma Program: 3 semesters
    • Admission Cycle: AAS – fall; Advanced Placement Diploma – summer
    • Maximum Number Admitted Annually: AAS – 8-10; Advanced placement diploma – 3-5
    • More Information: Program Detail

Additional Information

Step 1: Download Admissions Requirements (MAR) Packet
Step 2: View Allied Health Information Session (MAR) Presentation

Career Description

Perform quality MRI exams in hospitals, imaging centers or other areas upon completion.

Careers Available

Major employment opportunities include hospitals, imaging centers and mobile MRI companies.

Entry-Level Salary

      • $50,000/yr.

Course of Study

This program provides students with no prior training in imaging to enter into the field of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Upon completion of this program students will be eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiological Technologists’ (ARRT) exam in MRI. This program provides a great amount of clinical experience and competencies. The MRI technologist will be expected to perform at very high standards and must maintain a high level of responsibility and integrity.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Competencies in algebra and biology are required. CPR and CNAI certification is required by the first day of class. Strength in critical thinking is helpful.

Helpful Personal Attributes

People person, self starter, motivated, attention to detail, dependability, and good technology and computer skills.

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the MRI Program, contact Melissa Smith, BSRT (R)(MR)(CT) CNMT, Program Coordinator, at 336-757-3349 or msmith@forsythtech.edu.