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