Clinical Specialist in Advanced Imaging Certificate

Georgia Southern University
Degree Level Certificate
Total Credit Hours 18

Program Description

The Clinical Specialist in Advanced Imaging Certificate offers credentialed Radiologic Sciences professionals the opportunity to obtain didactic and clinical coursework necessary to apply for credentialing in post-primary categories. Coursework for this certificate program is concentrated on advanced clinical skills, such as CT, MRI, or mammography. The didactic component is designed to meet structured education requirements of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) exam in the specified post-primary category. Credentialed radiographers, radiation therapists, sonographers, and nuclear medicine technologists, certified by the ARRT (R, T, N,), NMTCB (CNMT), or ARDMS (RDMS), may qualify to complete this certificate program. Completion of this certificate program will lead to eligibility to become certified in CT, MRI, or mammography. This program is fully online, with clinical rotations available in many areas around the state of Georgia. 

* The mammography concentration is only available to credentialed radiographers. 

* Credentialed ARDMS students are only eligible to complete the MRI concentration.

Admissions Information

  • Admission to Georgia Southern University:

  • All transfer credits must be evaluated by the Undergraduate Office of Admissions and posted on the Georgia Southern transcript upon official acceptance to the University. 

  • Admission to the university does not guarantee admission to the Clinical Specialist in Advanced Imaging Certificate program. 

    • Students are admitted each fall semester and take courses as outlined in the Curriculum Sequence.

    • Enrollment may be limited due to the availability of clinical slots and placement. 

  • Meeting admission criteria does not constitute acceptance into the program.

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree (associate’s degree or baccalaureate degree) prior to beginning the program. 

  • Must be a credentialed radiographer, radiation therapist, sonographer, or nuclear medicine technologist, certified by the ARRT (R, T, N), NMTCB (CNMT), or ARDMS (RDMS).

    • Evidence of certification in the primary discipline must be provided before beginning the program due to clinical facility requirements. 

State Authorization and Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The Clinical Specialist in Advanced Imaging Certificate program leads to Professional Licensure.

Not all programs are available to residents in all states. Please check the institution's State Authorization and Professional Licensure website(s) to ensure you reside in an authorized state.

Program Accreditation

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology