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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Why should you become an MRI Technologist?

If you enjoy the idea of working side-by-side with physicians and radiologists and you enjoy a good challenge in a technologically advanced field, this is the career choice for you!

In as little as 17 months, the AAS in MRI Program that follows the ARRT Primary Pathway will prepare you with the knowledge and skills you will need to fulfill the responsibilities of a Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist.

Los Angeles MRI Technologist Program

Why choose the MRI Technologist Program at CBD College?

  • Advanced hands on training in a wide variety of Externship clinical sites
  • No exposure to ionizing radiation
  • A constantly evolving and improving diagnostic imaging technology
  • MRI has the ability to show extremely detailed sectional and 3D images of soft tissues and to perform vascular studies even without the use of contrast agents
  • Dedicated and Experienced Faculty and Staff
  • Employment Assistance
  • Federal Financial Aid available to those who qualify
  • Personalized/1-on-1 tutoring

 

MRI Technologists are in demand!

  • As of May 2017 the annual mean salary for MRI Technologists in California was $87,520*
  • Job growth is expected to increase 12% through 2026!**
  • There is a high demand for MRI Technologists both in State, nationwide, and abroad, so you will be able to experience great versatility and flexibility during the course of your career.

MRI Technologists

What will I be doing as an MRI Technologist?

Today’s MRI Technologists are responsible for many important tasks, including:

  • Preparing patients for procedures and obtaining, reviewing, and integrating patient history and supporting clinical data
  • Preparing and maintaining diagnostic imaging equipment
  • Performing appropriate MRI scanning examinations and procedures
  • Recognizing the differences between normal and abnormal tissues in the obtained images and other diagnostic information
  • Analyzing images and recording data for interpretation by a radiologist
  • Recording findings and keeping track of patients’ records
  • Demonstrating excellent communication skills with patients and other health care professionals, and acting in an ethical and professional manner

Where you will have job opportunities

  • Private and Public Hospitals
  • Medical imaging centers
  • Diagnostic Clinics
  • Doctors’ offices
  • Outpatient care centers
  • Higher education institutions
  • Research field

*source: bls.gov
**source: bls.gov

The AAS MRI Program is accredited by ABHES and recognized by ARRT (Primary Pathway)

As of May 2017 the annual mean salary for MRI Technologists in California was $87,520 and job growth is expected to increase 12% through 2026!*

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Radiologic and MRI Technologists

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