KCC accepting applications for MRI Program through Feb. 1

Health care workers prepare a patient for an MRI.

The application period for Kellogg Community College’s Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Program beginning this summer is open now, with a deadline of Feb. 1.

KCC’s MRI Program prepares graduates for certification to become MRI technologists qualified to user powerful magnetic fields, radio waves and computers to create digital images to assist patient diagnosis in hospitals, physician offices and diagnostic imaging centers.

Completion of KCC’s MRI Program results in an Associate of Applied Science degree in Magnetic Resonance Imaging and makes graduates eligible to take the MRI certification exam administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), through which they can earn nationally recognized professional credentials.

KCC is one of seven community college partners that offer MRI programs as part of the Michigan Radiologic and Imaging Science (MiRIS) Consortium. The program consists of four academic semesters including two summer sessions, with traditional coursework offered in an online format and clinical education provided off campus at one of 35 clinical sites in Michigan.

Admission to KCC’s MRI Program is competitive, and just five students are admitted to the program during a limited open-application period each year. This year’s application period opened Nov. 2 and runs through Feb. 1.

For links to application materials and more information about the program, visit www.kellogg.edu/mri. Additional information also is available by contacting KCC’s Selective Admissions office at seladm@kellogg.edu or 269-965-4153.

Additional health programs at KCC

The application periods for KCC’s other 2020-21 Allied Health programs, including Dental Hygiene, Physical Therapist Assistant and Radiography, will open Jan. 15; applications for the College’s Fall 2020 Full-Time and Spring 2021 Part-Time Nursing Program will also be available Jan. 15.

Admission to the KCC health programs listed above is selective, and each program has its own admission process and a limited application period each year. Applicants seeking admission into KCC’s health programs must first fill out a general KCC application and complete the required courses for each program before submitting a program-specific application.

The deadlines for each program application vary. More information – including links to applications when available – can be found at www.kellogg.edu/allied-health and www.kellogg.edu/nursing, respectively.

Additional information also is available by contacting KCC’s Selective Admissions office at seladm@kellogg.edu or 269-965-4153.

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