Mammography

Are you interested in working with patients at critical moments in their medical journeys? The Mammography certificate program provides students with basic radiography skills specialized expertise for performing mammograms and communicating with both patients and physicians. Mammograms are utilized to produce diagnostic images of patients’ breast tissue, typically to diagnose or assess a medical problem.

Completing this certificate makes you eligible to participate in the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Mammography Certification Examination.

Coursework includes basic patient care and radiation protection review, breast anatomy, physiology, pathology, and mammography imaging techniques. Clinical experiences offer ample opportunity for firsthand experience with these competencies.

Employment Opportunities: Mammographers are important members of the medical staff at hospitals, physicians’ offices and screening facilities.

Please note, applicants must have prior certification in a radiologic discipline and/or unencumbered licensure as a radiographer.

Program

45 hours theory, 120 clinical hours
15 weeks
8 credits
Pre-requisites: Cross-Sectional Anatomy – RAD 301 & Human Disease/Pathophysiology – BIO 341, or equivalent courses (C+ or better)
Start Dates in Fall, Spring & Summer
Cost: View Tuition & Fees

Admission Requirements

  • Online application
  • Application fee
  • Official high school transcript or GED
  • Official college transcript (if applicable)
  • Appropriate certification in radiologic discipline and/or unencumbered licensure as a radiographer
  • Current CPR certification