Magnetic Resonance Imaging
The Magnetic Resonance Imaging Diploma, specialty for ARRT registered Radiographers, Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Sonographers or Radiation Therapist, prepare the individual to use specialized equipment to visualize cross-sectional anatomical structures and aid physicians in the demonstration of pathologies and disease processes. Course work prepares the technologist to provide patient care and perform studies utilizing imaging equipment, professional communication, and quality assurance in scheduled and emergency procedures through academic and clinical studies.
Individuals applying for these certificates must be registered or registry-eligible radiologic technologist, Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Sonographers or Radiation Therapist by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
STEP 1: Complete a Wake Technical Community College Application by applying Online.
STEP 2: Provide official transcripts (transcripts in a sealed envelope) of ALL previous education, including high school and/or GED scores and all college transcripts (if college has already been attended). Applications will NOT be processed until ALL transcripts have been received by Wake Tech. Applicants can send a Request for High School or Prior College Transcript form to the schools they have attended to have their transcripts sent to Wake Tech. Unofficial transcripts (transcripts which have been opened or FAXed) will not be acceptable. High school transcripts must be complete, showing the date of graduation. You can call the Student Information Center at (919) 866-5500 to see if your transcripts have been received.
STEP 3: Have graduated, or will graduate, from an accredited Radiography program and be ARRT registered, or registry eligible, prior to entering the CT/MRI program. Final transcripts verifying completion of a Radiography program must be submitted prior to the student entering the CT/MRI program.
STEP 4: Submit a copy of current ARRT card. OR
STEP 5: Submit a letter from the department head of the imaging program in which the student is currently enrolled, that the applicant is in good academic standing. Applicant must be in at least the 4th semester of a 5 semester program. Must show evidence of ARRT registration within one month of the start date of the MRI program.
STEP 6: Submit a copy of current CPR card.
STEP 7: Complete ALL of the above listed admissions requirements and submit the Satisfaction of Admissions Requirements checklist by the required deadline.
Please note that Wake Technical Community College is constantly evaluating the admissions procedures and reserves the right to make changes as the need arises.