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The MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) Certificate Program

UPMC Imaging Services designed the MRI Certificate Program to provide advanced learning and professional growth to be competitive in today’s market.

Who Should Apply to the MRI Training Program?

  • Nuclear medicine techs: R.T(N), CNMT, ARRT NMTCB
  • Radiology techs: R.T(R)
  • Radiation therapists: R.(T)T

What Are the Required Courses for the MRI Certificate Program?

Didactic courses

Self-study courses online:

  • ASRT MRI Basics Program: ARRT 16 structured education credits.
  • Registry Review MRI MTMI Webinar.
  • Mosby’s Registry Review.

Clinical courses

MRI Training Program Costs

  • Tuition: $2,600
  • Self-Study Online Courses: $240 to $1,200
  • Review Books: $100
  • Trajecsys: $100

How Long Is the MRI Certificate Program?

To meet ARRT requirements, you'll need about 576 total clinical hours over the course of:

  • 6 months, full-time.
  • 11 months, part-time.

What You Need to Apply

To apply to the MRI Certificate Program, you'll need:

  • GPA/College transcripts.
  • Application (PDF)
  • Three professional reference forms.
  • Proof of ARRT Certification

Completion of the MRI Certificate Program

Upon completing the MRI training program course requirements, you will be prepared to take the ARRT MRI exam.

After successful completion of the ARRT exam — if using tuition forgiveness — you'll begin to fulfill the 2-year work commitment at UPMC.

Contact Us About the MRI Training Program

To learn more, contact:

Amanda Baker
UPMC Northwest
Program Director, School of Radiography
Phone: 814-677-1433

Emily Hoffman
UPMC Jameson
Rad Tech Program Coordinator, School of Radiography
Phone: 724-936-3960