Online Classes: Computed Tomography Certificate

Computed Tomography

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Build a strong foundation and advance your medical imaging career

The online Computed Tomography (CT) credit certificate program offers students a plan of study that provides fundamental didactic training on the essentials of computed tomography imaging. The program will prepare students for advanced roles in medical imaging. All earned college credits from the CT Credit Certificate program will apply directly to the Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging program.

Program Overview


A student that completes the CT Credit Certificate program will be able to:

  • Indicate anatomy in various sectional imaging planes.
  • Explain the physical principles, system components, and the image formation process for CT.
  • Describe CT imaging protocols.
  • Identify safety concerns associated with advanced imaging modalities.

Pathway 1

A student must have the following:

  • Certification in Radiography or Radiation Therapy by the American Registry for Radiologic Technologists (ARRT); or Certification in Nuclear Medicine Technology by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB); AND
  • Associate’s degree in related field.

Pathway 2

A student must be currently enrolled in Mercy College of Ohio’s Radiologic Technology Program.

  • A student will be eligible to enroll in his/her third semester of the Radiologic Technology Program.
  • A student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.70 or higher at Mercy College of Ohio.
  • Note: Certificate will not be conferred until after graduating from the Radiologic Technology Program.

To qualify for the Computer Tomography Certificate students must complete all of the following program requirements:

Required Courses Credit Hours

Complete All of the Following Courses:

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
IMG 310 Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging 3
IMG 330 Principles of Computed Tomography 3
IMG 340 Computed Tomography Applications 3
IMG 400 Medical Imaging Safety and Standards 3

Program At A Glance

program start times

January (part time) and August (part time)

12% career growth

expected from 2016 to 2026


average salary

Sample program of study for Computed Tomography Certificate.

Curriculum effective Fall 2021. For students enrolled prior to Fall 2021, please reference the Mercy College catalog.

Career Outlook

Employment Growth

According to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics:

Overall employment of radiologic technologists is projected to grow 7 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations. As the population grows older, there will be an increase in medical conditions that require imaging as a diagnostic tool.

Hospitals will be a primary employer for radiologic technologists, however, employment is predicted to grow rapidly in diagnostic imaging centers, clinics, and physician offices.

Salary Range

The median annual wage for radiologic technologists was $61,900 in May 2020.

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