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.
According to the 2018 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, the median salary for MRI Technologists in California is $91,660. And, there is a projected growth of 9 percent from 2018-2028, faster than the average for all occupations.
Students can earn an Associates in Applied Sciences Degree in MRI Program at Sacramento Ultrasound Institute (SUI) in only 18 months and start a career in the growing field of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 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.
Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Click here for more information about Financial Assistance. For details please call: (916) 877-7977