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Medical Radiation Technology

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Program Information

School:Fanshawe College
Faculty:School of Health Sciences
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Description:You will begin the three-year program by developing technical imaging expertise through a combination of classroom instruction and lab work in Fanshawe's new digital, state-of-the-art MRT lab. As well, you will gain invaluable hands-on experience by completing a 54-week clinical placement at a hospital in Ontario.
Imaging is both an art and a science. You will study courses such as human anatomy, radiobiology, and radiographic procedures, along with developing your communication and patient care skills to care for a diverse population. Hospital training occurs in the areas of general radiology, emergency departments, operating rooms, intensive care units, and interventional suites. X-ray technologists also perform procedures such as computed tomography (CT) with and without IV contrast injections, angiography, mammography, mobile radiography and more.
When you graduate, you will be eligible to write the national certification exam of the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists and go on to work as a Radiological Technologist in the diagnostic imaging department of a hospital or medical clinic.
URL:Medical Radiation Technology at Fanshawe College
Course Based:Yes
Length:104 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,321
International: $16,003
Careers:Medical Radiation Technologists

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Biology 
  •  Grade11 Physics 

OSSD with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (M), or Open (O) stream WITH: - Any Grade 12 English (C) or (U) - Any Grade 12 Mathematics (C) or (U) - Grade 11 or Grade 12 Physics (C) or (U) - Grade 11 or Grade 12 Biology (C) or (U) (Note: minimum final grade required for each course is 70) OR Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) WITH: - Communications - Core Mathematics - Physics - Biology (Note: minimum final grade required for each course is 70) OR Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees Ontario College Certificate* (Note: minimum final average required is 3.0 GPA) AND: - minimum final grade of 'B' or 70 in the required courses stated above OR Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) WITH: - The combined Language Arts - Reading AND Language Arts - Writing test results having a minimum average Standard Score of 560 AND: - Any Grade 12 Mathematics (C) or (U) - Grade 11 or Grade 12 Physics (C) or (U) - Grade 11 or Grade 12 Biology (C) or (U) (Note: minimum final grade required for each course is 70) OR Mature applicant with standing in the required courses and grades stated above

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 5.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    The following items are applicable to the program: - Possession of a Standard First Aid course certificate (either St. John Ambulance or Canadian Red Cross or equivalent) and a Basic Rescuer course certificate - Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers (C) in accordance with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Canadian Guidelines for CPR. - Evidence of Good Health - Police Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening, including a check of the Pardoned Sexual Offenders Database - Pre-Clinical/Placement Condition

    * 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 July 15, 2021