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Computed Tomography Certificate

The Computed Tomography Certificate (CT) within the School of Medical Imaging Sciences is a distance education program with a clinical internship component consisting of 240 hours. The Computed Tomography Certificate (CT) program prepares the students to practice competently and effectively as medical imaging professionals in diverse healthcare environments. The academic and clinical foundation in the curriculum develops graduates with professional flexibility and adaptability to assume prominent roles and responsibilities after graduation in both career and scholarly pursuits. To request more information about the Computed Tomography Certificate (CT) click here.

The fulfillment of our mission and goals through an integrated curriculum ensures students attain the following learning outcomes:

Computed Tomography
  • Obtain a level of clinical competence appropriate for an entry-level medical imaging professional.
  • Possess critical thinking skills to adapt to changing clinical environments and patient needs.
  • Exhibit professionalism through consistent ethical behavior.
  • Demonstrate communication skills for effective communication with patients, families, and other
  • healthcare providers.
  • Students progress through the curriculum and meet course learning objectives that culminate in the
  • accomplishment of the above learning outcomes.

Credits: 20
Duration: 2 semesters

Curriculum

CT400Orientation to Computed Tomography1 Credit
CT406CT Procedures4 Credits
CT408CT Instrumentation and Imaging Physics4 Credits
CT412CT Anatomy and Pathology Correlation3 Credits
CT414Planar and Volumetric Post-Processing3 Credits
CT421Clinical Practice5 Credits

Plan of Study

Semester 1
Orientation to Computed Tomography1 Credit
CT Instrumentation and Imaging Physics4 Credits
CT Procedures4 Credits
9 Credits
Semester 2
CT Anatomy and Pathology Correlation3 Credits
Planar and Volumetric Post-Processing3 Credits
Clinical Practice5 Credits
11 Credits

Computed Tomography (CT) Program Application Requirements

Computed Tomography (CT) Program Admission Requirements

Upon completion of the core and required specialization courses, the following credential will be awarded: Computed Tomography Certificate.

Certification

Is state licensure required?

No: AL, AK, DC, ID, MO, NC, NY, SD

Yes: AZ, CT, FL, MS, TX, AR, CA, CO, DE, GA, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MT, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

If required, is ARRT certification sufficient?

No: TX

Yes: AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MS, MT, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

Does JPU’s program meet requirements to take the ARRT examination?

Yes.  Graduates are eligible to take the ARRT examination because JPU’s accreditor, Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is recognized by the ARRT.

If ARRT is not sufficient, what are the requirements?

Texas: A Jurisprudence (JP) Exam with a score of 75 or better is required.  Visit https://tmb.state.tx.u/page/licensing for more details.

For more details on licensure per state, please visit the American Society of Radiologic Technologists.