Mammography Certificate (MA11)

The Mammography certificate program prepares postgraduate registered radiographers to sit for the national certification examination in mammography offered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). The Program meets MQSA initial education requirements for mammographers and continuing education.

NOTE: Additional admissions requirements apply to this program, including current ARRT certification. Please see the Admissions section of this catalog for further information on requirements that must be completed by the September 1 application deadline.

NOTE: Additional admissions requirements apply to this program and must be completed by the September 1 application deadline. Seats are limited and students will be admitted on a space-available basis, in the order that they complete both the regular college application process and the following additional requirements.

  • Applicant must be certified in radiography, nuclear medicine, or radiation therapy by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). A copy of the front and back of the ARRT certification card must be submitted. Applicants who are recent graduates of an accredited radiologic technology program may request a waiver of this requirement but must submit a copy of their ARRT certification card prior to start of the program.
  • Applicant must hold a current CPR Certification by the American Heart Association for Healthcare Providers. This certificate must remain current through the duration of the program. A copy of the front and back of the certification must be submitted with the Admissions Application. Online CPR certification or recertification will not be accepted.

Career Opportunities

Upon ARRT certification, graduates may expect to obtain employment as certified mammographers in a hospital, clinic, or physician’s office.

Credit Required for Completion: Minimum of 12 credit hours

Curriculum

Occupational Courses

RADT 2520Mammographic Anatomy, Physics, and Positioning

6

RADT 2530Clinical Mammography

6