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Home » Academics » Course & Program Information » Programs of Study » Health » Computed Tomography (Advanced Certificate) » Courses & Requirements

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.

CORI/CHRI/SORI:

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 http://www.necc.mass.edu/cori-sori.

CPR:

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.

Health:

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.

Requirements:
Courses Credits Comments
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