Division of Health Sciences
Fall Semester Start
The Computed Tomography (Advanced Certificate} (CT} program has been designed to meet the healthcare demand for high-skilled Computed Tomography (CT} Technologists. This imaging program prepares students for the ARRT post-primary registry examination in CT, as well as for entry level CT positions*. It is designed for certified technologists, i.e., Diagnostic X-ray, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy and lnterventional Radiologic Technologists.
*NOTE: Once the applicant has fulfilled their clinical competency requirements they will be eligible to sit for the national CT Registry Exam.
The program is a two-semester didactic face•to•face program with an optional clinical practicum. This certificate program will include all of the content category requirements within the ARRT Computed Tomography Examination for Patient Care and Safety, Imaging Procedures, Physics and Instrumentation.
Upon successful completion, the Certificate in Computed Tomography is awarded.
Minimum eligibility for admissions to the Computed Tomography Certificate Program include:
- Submission of a copy of your current unrestricted ARRT or NMTCB (Nuclear Medicine} certification card. TRACK 1& 2.
- Current employment within the Diagnostic x-ray, Nuclear Medicine or Radiation Therapy career field- For Track 2 Applicants.
- Submit a Letter of Recommendation from a current supervisor within the field of your discipline. This letter should attest to your current employment-For Track 2 Applicants.
- Current CPR Certification (AHA BLS) and/or the CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Card from the American Red Cross. These are the only types of CPR certification that meet this requirement-For Track 2 Applicants.
Admission is selective. Applicants to the Computed Tomography program are required to attend a recent information session. Times and dates for these sessions can be located at https://www.massbay.edu/infosessions#healthinfo
Applications will be reviewed by June for a September start. Upon acceptance into the Advanced Certificate Computed Tomography program, students are expected to attend a Mandatory New Student orientation.