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Courses & Requirements

The certificate program in Computed Tomography (CT) prepares graduates for positions as competent, entry-level CT technologists. It is designed for technologists who are either currently working in a CT department or are interested in working in a CT department. Applicants must be graduates of an accredited imaging program and hold a current ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) certification in Radiography, Nuclear Medicine or Radiation Therapy or current certification with the NMTCB (Nuclear Medicine Technology Board) Students must earn a C or higher in all required courses in order to graduate. A minimum of 12 credits are required for graduation.

Admission Criteria:

Admission Criteria can be found on Health Required Forms.


Students interested in participation in this academic program may be required to undergo a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, a Criminal Records Central Repository (CHRI) check and/or a Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) check. For more information, visit the CORI/CHRI/SORI page on the NECC website.


Students are required to hold current CPR certification at the Health Care Provider/Professional Rescuer Level prior to the start of their CT Clinical Practicum course.

Drug Screening:

Students enrolled in this academic program are required to pass a drug screening analysis.


Prior to starting the CT Clinical Practicum course students must meet both the College and Division of Health Profession’s immunization requirements.

Student Professional Liability Insurance:

Students enrolled in the CT Clinical Practicum course are required to carry professional liability insurance. The premium is to be paid at the time of course registration.


HES209 Advanced Cardiac Life Support 1  
CTA201 CT Imaging Procedures & Pathology I 3 Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Program
CTA202 CT Imaging Procedures & Pathology II 3 Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Program
CTA204 CT Imaging Physics & Radiation Safety 3 Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Program, offered fall semester only
CTA290 CT Clinical Practicum 2 Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Program 
  • Completion of CT Imaging Procedures & Pathology I and II and CT Imaging Physics & Radiation Safety
  • CORI/SORI checks are required prior to participation in this course