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Associate Degree
in MRI Technology

Program Overview 

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a diagnostic medical imaging procedure that uses magnetic fields and radio waves to scan human body organs and muscles. Stellar Career College offers an 18 – 24 months MRI Technology degree program that covers 90 quarter credit hours designed for both freshers and working adults.
The Associate Degree in MRI Technology covers an in-depth explanation of how to use MRI machines, frequency adjustments according to diagnoses, patient care protocols, examination procedures, results documentation and storage, Quality Control (QC) standards, safety protocols, and major medical terminologies. Ultimately, it prepares students for securing a rewarding career in the medical imaging domain of healthcare.

Program Learning Outcomes

MRI Technology Degree aims to train you with basic and fundamental knowledge of conducting medical imaging modalities. In addition, this program also offers a real-world extensive clinical experience. 

The students of Associate Degree in MRI Technology will:

  1. Develop knowledge regarding medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology 
  2. Build understanding of MRI machines’ hardware components, functioning, frequency adjustment, and patient positioning
  3. Learn to conceptualize spatial localization, MR image formation, magnetism, and pulse sequences for the right clinical application
  4. Understand the variety of options available to achieve accurate MR imaging results
  5. Conduct diagnoses while adhering to the legal, ethical, patient convenience, and Quality Control (QC) standards. 
  6. Learn the clinical, technical, and ethical skills required for entry-level positions in the MRI imaging field.

Program Career Opportunity 

At Stellar Career College, the MRI Tech Associates Degree opens a wide array of opportunities for students that include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technician
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging Assistant
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging Trainee
  • Adjunct Instructor – Magnetic Resonance Imaging (HRLY)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist PT
  • Director, Body Magnetic Resonance & Division Chief, Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Medical Physicist, Open Rank
  • Department Tech Assistant – Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Diagnostic Radiology Technician-Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MR)

Program Course Breakdown

Associate Degree in MRI Technology will revolve around the following courses:

  • Biology and MRI Technology Courses – 67.5 Quarter Credit Hours
  • General Education Courses – 22.5 Quarter Credit Hours

Program Class Schedule 

Weekly Orientation Schedule:

Monday: 3 PM (virtual)
Tuesday: 11 AM (virtual)
Wednesday: 3 PM (virtual)
Thursday: 11 AM (virtual)
Friday: 10 AM (virtual)

Tentative Class Schedule:

Monday: 5:00 – 9:00 PM (virtual)

Wednesday: 5:00 – 9:00 PM (virtual)

Tuesday: 5:00 – 9:00 PM (on campus)

Admission for all the Programs is Now Open!

Required On-Campus Orientation: Week of May 27th, 2024

Meet the FacultyWeek of June 24th, 2024

Tentative Start Date:

First Day of ClassesWeek of July 29th, 2024

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Applicants must fill out and sign an enrollment agreement that outlines their obligations toward the institute.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Yes, applicants can opt for part-time or full-time MRI Associates Degree enrollments depending on availability and convenience.
MRI Technologists run medical analyses and obtain images of the human body organs and tissues to look for diseases or abnormalities.
A minimum of 30 college credits or equivalent are required to secure admission in MRI Tech Associate Degree; otherwise, applicants will have to take Stellar’s Placement Test.
Yes, Stellar Career College offers both virtual classes and practical clinical learning through on-campus sessions that take place once or twice a week.
Yes, Stellar Career College offers financial aid for hybrid programs; however, availability is subject to eligibility criteria and region of application.
  Program Overview
  Program Learning Outcomes
  Program Career opportunity
  Program Course Breakdown
  Program Class Schedule
  Program Admission Requirements
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