Advanced Certificate in Mammography

School of Medical Imaging and Therapeutics

Location: Online
Start Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Format: Part Time

This nine-credit, part-time online program is designed for working technologists with a current certification in radiography who are seeking mammography certification.

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In this part-time online program, you can continue working while you earn a specialized computed mammography credential. Upon completion of the program, you will be equipped to safely acquire digital screening and diagnostic mammograms as well as assist with breast biopsies and other minimally invasive procedures. You’ll also be prepared to contribute to multidisciplinary teams in environments such as hospital radiology departments, emergency rooms, and out-patient ambulatory centers. Our program meets the structured education and clinical requirements for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) mammography exam. If you need only the structured education or clinical experience components of the program, you can customize your study accordingly. The program starts in the fall, spring, and summer.

Your 9-Credit Journey

Our flexible, online curriculum enables you to arrange your coursework to fit your schedule. To enroll, you must hold a current AART certification in radiography. To earn your advanced certificate in mammography, you must complete three MCPHS courses:

  • Mammography Imaging Procedures & Patient Care
  • Mammography Clinical Internship
  • Mammography Board Review

MCPHS does not accept any transfer credits for this certification.

  • Current ARRT certification in radiography.

Once you’ve selected your course of interest and are ready to register, all that’s left is to create your account and pay the tuition fees.

Create your account and begin the registration process here.

You'll be asked to create a username and password, provide some basic personal information, and pay the course's tuition.

Your registration will be contingent upon review of your uploaded enrollment requirements. You will be asked to upload these documents during the registration process.

Students must complete the following three courses:

  • RSC 452 | Mammography Imaging Procedures & Patient Care (3 cr.)
  • RSC 456C | Mammography Clinical Internship (3 cr.)
  • RSC 450 | Mammography Board Review Course (3 cr.)

No transfer credits will be accepted for the certificate.

Online tuition is calculated at a cost-per-credit rate based on the program you choose and the number of credits for which you register. Learn more about Online tuition and fees.

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