The student receives six hundred seventy five (675) hours of didactic training and one thousand (1000) hours of clinical education allowing them to apply the lecture topics to practical use. The curriculum provides students with the technical, clinical, and interpersonal skills necessary to succeed in this field. Upon completion of the program, an Associate’s in Applied Science is awarded. Normal completion time for this program is 65.5 weeks excluding any holiday and vacation times. The mission of the MRI Technologist program is to provide well trained and knowledgeable, entry-level MRI technologists to meet the needs of the medical community.
Patient Care & Management
Cross Sectional Anatomy
Physics & Instrumentation
Imaging & Procedures
Anatomy & Physiology
According to 2015 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, the median salary for MRI Technologists in California is $81,220. And, there is a growing demand for this profession.
Sacramento Ultrasound Institute (SUI) is the only private postsecondary school in Sacramento, accredited by ABHES, offering an Associate Degree in MRI program. Students can complete the program in only 18 months and start a career in the growing field of Diagnostic Medical Health upon completion of their externship. Best part? SUI works with more than 30 clinical sites and gives the students the knowledge, the clinical experience and the connections needed to land a job in the field.
Students enrolled into the AAS in MRI Technology are eligible to sit for the ARRT exam after graduation.
Federal Financial aid is not available for the MRI Technology program. There may be other options available for prospective students. For details please call: (916) 877-7977