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.