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Ontario College Graduate Certificate | 2 semesters | Barrydowne | Capped Enrolment

If you have the natural ability to put people at ease and can maintain a high level of accuracy, organization, and patience during stressful situations in a fast-paced environment, a career as a Medical Resonance Imaging Technologist could be for you. In just eight months, Cambrian's program will provide you with the technical skills needed to excel in this field while exposing you to the day-to-day demands of this profession through a clinical placement in a hospital.

Cambrian's program is accredited by the Canadian Medical Association and prepares you for the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologist's entry-to-practice certification exam in Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

Program Highlights

  • 1 year – 2 semesters
  • Placement in semester two in an accredited hospital in Ontario
  • One of only two colleges in Ontario that offer this program
  • Grads are eligible to write the national certification exam set by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT)


A 15-week clinical placement is a requirement for completion of this certificate. The clinical semester will be delivered at an approved clinical partner of Cambrian College. Information on placement sites will be available at the time of acceptance.


Cambrian's program is accredited by the Canadian Medical Association.

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Health Sciences, Nursing, and Emergency Services

Admission Requirements

  • Graduation from a Canadian Medical Association accredited and relevant diploma or degree program. Preference will be given to graduates of Medical Radiation Imaging Sciences – Radiologic Technology, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy, and Diagnostic Ultrasonography programs. Kinesiology, Biomedical Biology and Biomedical Physics degree programs may also be considered.
  • Completion of the MRI Application Screening Form

Additional Requirements

  • Immunization as required by the Ontario Hospitals Act.


Program Delivery

Semester 1 - Fall 2016
Semester 2 - Winter 2017

Program of Study

Semester 1Credits
MRI 1000Abd/Thorax/Pelvis/MSK 3
MRI 1001Head/Neck/Spinal Column 3
MRI 1002MRI Techniques Clinical Applications 4
MRI 1004Physical Properties/Principles MRI 4
MRI 1005MRI Procedures 4
MRI 1006MRI Pathology 3
MRI 1009MRI Patient Care and Safety 4
 Term Credits: 25
Semester 2
MRI 1007Comprehensive Review 3
MRI 1205Clinical Practicum 30
 Term Credits: 33
 Total Credits: 58

Tuition Fee (Canadian Students)

The tuition fee for the 2015-2016 academic year is $8,182.36. Next year's tuition fees will be available May 1, 2016.

Books & Supplies

The estimated cost of books and supplies for 2015-2016 is approximately $1,000. This is the best information available at the time of publishing to the website and is subject to change.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates may find employment in:

  • Hospitals

  • Medical clinics

  • Private industry

  • Education

  • Sales

University Degree Opportunities

Graduates from this program may continue their studies at university and may receive credit for their prior College education.

Refer to College/University Agreements for further information.

Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.

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