Students who satisfactorily complete all the requirements will be awarded the Master of Science in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MSMRI) from the University of Mississippi and will be eligible to take the examination for certification offered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Candidates for graduation must have an overall grade point average (GPA) in University of Mississippi Medical Center coursework of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. States may require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the ARRT certification examinations. Be advised that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the ARRT certification examination or attain state licensure.
Magnetic resonance imaging technologists are highly skilled professionals qualified by education to perform magnetic resonance imaging procedures. To that end and for the safety and well-being of patients and the community in general, it is the policy of the Magnetic Resonance Imaging program at the University of Mississippi Medical Center to assure that all graduates entering the profession of magnetic resonance imaging have met the rigorous requirements for graduation, thus enabling their eligibility to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) examination.
To be eligible for graduation, the following technical requirements/objectives must be met: