in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist
A diagnostic technique used in medical imaging procedures is known as Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). A device known as an MRI machine is used to perform MRIs. The MRI suit is made up of a computer station and a patient table that slides into the MRI machine’s large or spacious cylinder where a strong magnetic field generates images inside of human body parts under observation.
The MRI tech certificate program Indiana provides a comprehensive explanation of how exactly this medical diagnostic technique functions. This course provides students with a basic introduction to MR imaging in addition to a general overview of the didactic and clinical externship requirements for certification. The diploma in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technologist trains students in accordance with the Quality Control (QC) processes, procedures, and techniques as well as legal obligations.
Program Learning Outcomes
Students enrolled in our magnetic resonance imaging technology diploma will be able to:
- Learn effective communication, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills
- Learn the 3 P’s (Processes, Procedures, and Protocols) for patient care and also the safety and well-being of health professionals
- Demonstrate skills & competency related to MRI technology with complete knowledge of hardware components & mechanisms of the MR system
- Learn how to produce and detect MR signals, conceptualize and explain spatial localization and the formation of MR images
- Learn proper magnetism with reasonable ease and the ability to apply the principle of pulse sequences for relevant clinical applications
- Recognize the tissue parameters that influence tissue contrast in MR imaging.
- Learn the clinical, technical, and ethical skills required for entry-level positions in the MRI imaging field.
Program Program Career Opportunity
The Stellar Career College’s diploma in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist prepares students for entry-level positions in the healthcare sector. MRI certificate program opens a wide array of opportunities for graduates that include, but are not limited to, the following:
- MRI Technologist
- Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (CT)
- CT/MRI Technologist
- Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist
- Health Technician
- MRI Clinic Technologist
- MRI Research Analyst
- Medical Radiographer-Radiology MRI
- MRI Supervisor
Program Course Breakdown
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist diploma will include the following courses:
Technical Courses – 53 Quarter Credits Hours
Program Class Schedule
Virtual Session: Tuesday – 11:00 AM and Wednesday – 5:00 PM
August: 22, 23, 29, 30
September: 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
October: 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25
Mondays 5:00 – 9:00 PM
Wednesdays 5:00 – 9:00 PM
Thursdays 5:00 – 9:00 PM
Virtual Meet and Greet: Tuesday, October 10, 2023, 5:00 PM
Tentative Start Date: Week of October 30, 2023
Program Admission Requirements
For admission into MRI technologist diploma, applicants who have not completed at least 30 quarter college credits or equivalent will have to take and pass (by scoring 70% or higher) Stellar Career College placement test prior to enrollment.
Applicants for admission into the MRI, Radiology, NICVS, or Surgical programs must take and successfully pass the Stellar Career College Entrance Exam if they don’t already have at least 30 college credits. The Entrance Exam is available to take online.
- Enrollment is open to students every day of the week. They will also be notified about the start date after confirmation of their registration.
- Applicants must submit a high school diploma, General Education Diploma (GED), a college transcript, or an equivalent certificate.
Applicants must fill out and sign an enrollment agreement that outlines their obligations toward the institute.