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Program Information

School:Cambrian College
Faculty:Health Sciences, Nursing, and Emergency Services
Field of Study:Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician
Description:If you have the natural ability to put people at ease and can maintain a high level of accuracy, organization, and patience during stressful situations in a fast-paced environment, a career as a Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist could be for you. In just eight months, Cambrian's program will provide you with the technical skills needed to excel in this field while exposing you to the day-to-day demands of this profession through a clinical placement in a hospital.

Cambrian's accredited program prepares you for the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologist's entry-to-practice certification exam in Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
URL:Magnetic Resonance Imaging at Cambrian College
Length:8 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,533

Admission Requirements


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    Graduation from a Canadian Medical Association accredited and relevant diploma or degree program.
    Preference will be given to graduates of Medical Radiation Imaging Sciences – Radiologic Technology, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy, and Diagnostic Ultrasonography programs. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Kinesiology with two physics courses, Biomedical Biology with two physics courses and Biomedical Physics degree programs may also be considered.

    Application Notes : Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate must write the CAMRT (Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists) MRI certification examination to become registered. In Ontario, the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario recognizes and accepts the CAMRT certification exam for registration purposes. Graduates must register with the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario to be eligible for employment in Ontario. The cost for the examination/registration process is the responsibility of the graduate and will be required in the second semester of the program. Sponsored students are to contact the MRI Program Coordinator.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
      • Completion of the MRI Application Screening Form
      • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Certificate Level (HCP) Health Care Provider (must be current for entire program)
      • Current Standard First Aid Certificate (must be current for entire program)
      • Mask testing (for N-95 mask)
      • Criminal record check
      • WHMIS certification Proof of immunization status at registration for the following:
      • Two-step TB test
      • Immunizations: Measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, polio
      • Current tetanus - diphtheria vaccination
      • Current influenza immunization (when available for season)
      • Hepatitis B vaccination
      • If born after 1970, must have 2 measles vaccinations
      • Hepatitis A vaccination is recommended but not required

      All health science students are required to submit the additional requirement information by appointment with Paramed. Paramed Requisite forms and instructions are posted to your myCambrian account under Student Tab.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on October 31, 2019

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