Frequently Asked Questions about the programs in Advanced Imaging

    • Do the certificate and bachelor students receive the same information for the modality?


    • Does your program meet the ARRT structured education requirement for certification and registration?

      Yes, all modalities have been approved.

    • What is your first time ARRT registry pass rate?

      We have an above average ARRT first time pass rate.

    • What are the pre-reqs for the modalities?

      CT and MRI require cross-sectional anatomy. This must meet content if transferred in.

    • Do I need to have an Associate’s degree to complete the certificate?

      Yes. You need a degree from an accredited radiology program to enter the certificate program.

    • I am a registered nuclear medicine technologist. What modalities can I take?

      MRI. The other three modalities require a radiography degree to operate the machinery.

    • Do you cover a review book?

      Each modality covers a registry review book.

    • Where can I do my clinical rotations?

      We find a convenient clinical rotation for you. And it’s okay if you are outside the Kettering College area, we will work on obtaining an affiliation agreement with a clinical site of your choice. Obtaining a new affiliation agreement may take one month to one year.

    • Are the didactic and clinical offered in the same semester?

      Yes. Didactic and clinical are required in the same semester.

    • How often do I go to clinical?

      Minimum of three days a week.

    • What if I am unable to obtain the 125 ARRT exams in one semester?

      We offer a variable clinical rotation.

    • How long is each modality?

      CT: 10 weeks – fall semesters
      MRI: 1.5 semesters – fall/winter semesters
      VIT: 16 weeks – fall semesters
      CIT: 16 weeks – winter semesters

    • How long do hospital contracts take?

      On average they take one month to one year due to both hospitals of choice and school legal teams having to review contract.

    • Can I take bachelor courses while doing a modality?

      Yes. We do however recommend taking MRI by itself since it is a new physics.

    • Are the modalities offered online?

      Yes, all modalities are offered online.

    • Are the modalities offered on campus?

      All online.

      CT Summer – 10 weeks
      VIT Fall – 16 weeks
      MRI Fall/Winter – 1.5 weeks
      CIT Winter – 16 weeks

    • Do I have to find my own clinical site?

      No. We have multiple clinical sites that host our students. The sites are rotating based on their need and availability.

    • Is this a post primary program or primary?

      The Advanced Imaging program is a post primary program.

    • Is cross-sectional anatomy offered online?

      Yes. We offer cross-sectional anatomy online in the summer for 10 week. This is subject to minimum student enrollment.

    • How much money do I make?


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