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Medical Imaging

Certificate Continuing Ed Technical Degree

Medical imaging is the perfect intersection of technology and the body.  Learn how to use radiography or sonography equipment in one of these top-rated imaging programs.  Continue learning in the field of computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, or mammography. 

Programs at a Glance

These programs span a full range of imaging capabilities, from primary degrees in radiography, diagnostic medical sonography, or magnetic resonance imaging to advanced certifications in computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, or mammography. Be at the forefront of the medical industry with an imaging degree and certificate from one of the top x ray schools in Houston.

Career Opportunities

With a degree in medical radiography or diagnostic sonography, you can find a career as a:

  • Radiologic Technologist / X-ray Technologist
  • Sonographer / Ultrasound Technologist
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Continue to advance your medical imaging career with an advanced certificate and become a:

  • Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist
  • Mammographer / Mammography Technologist

Earning Potential

Radiologic Technologists: $75,318
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers: $79,257
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists: $81,151

These are average salaries. For more salary information, check out Texas Wages

Location

Central Campus

DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

Computed Tomography, Advanced Technical Certificate

Certificate

This certificate will help you advance your career after completing your Medical Radiography degree and certification. Explore the fundamentals of computed tomography and how emerging technologies can help save lives with online coursework and hands-on-training through onsite clinical rotations.

Length 4 Months
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 16 credits for this certificate in one term.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography, AAS

Technical Degree
The Associate of Applied Science degree prepares you for an entry-level career.Learn the fundamentals of using ultrasound technology to examine the human body, and earn eligibility to take the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography exam to join the ranks of sonographers helping patients worldwide.
Length 2 Years
After finishing your prerequisite courses, you can complete this 65 credit degree in 5 terms.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Advanced Technical Certificate

Certificate
This certificate will help you advance your Radiologic Technologist or Sonography Technologist career. Explore the fundamentals of magnetic resonance imaging and how magnetic fields and radio waves help detect disease. You'll also learn how the body interacts with magnetic fields in this MRI-focused certificate program. Enjoy online coursework and hands-on training through onsite clinical rotations.
Length 12 Months
You can complete the 31 credits for this certificate in three terms.

Medical Imaging, Continuing Education Courses

Continuing Ed

Expand your skills and medical imaging career with San Jacinto College's Advanced Imaging Modality program.

Students are empowered to learn with structured education and our hands-on courses. These include Clinical I & II Computed Tomography, Clinical - Mammography Technician, and Clinical I - Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

Length Varies
The Continuing Education Division at San Jac offers you a variety of noncredit courses for workforce training and lifelong learning.

Medical Imaging, Mammography, Enhanced Skills Certificate

Certificate

This certificate will help you advance your Radiologic Technologist career. Being a mammography technologist requires a mix of technical skill and compassion. Learn both — and so much more — in this certificate program that offers hybrid coursework for 8 weeks and hands-on training through onsite clinical rotations for 8 weeks.

Length 4 Months
Studying part-time, you can complete the 6 credits for this certificate in one term.

Medical Radiography, AAS

Technical Degree

The Associate of Applied Science degree prepares you for an entry-level career as a Radiologic Technologist performing diagnostic testing, providing patient care, and evaluating radiographic images for quality. Get hands-on training through on-site clinical rotations to learn the fundamentals of this growing technologist role.

Length 2 Years

After finishing your prerequisite courses, you can complete this 64-credit degree in 5 terms.

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Help physicians diagnose medical conditions in a fast-growing field. Understand how to use high frequency sound waves to produce images used for assessment and diagnosis of various medical conditions.

Have Questions?

Reach out to learn more about programs and careers in medical imaging. Phone: 281-998-6350 ext. 1871.
Ashley Grundvig
Sr Administrative Assistant
Phone
(281) 998-6150x1476
Catherine Everett
Program Dir, Radiography
Phone
(281) 998-6150x1659
Shana Lee
Prog Dir, Diag Med Sonography
Phone
(281) 998-6150x1748
Diane Zerbe
Dept Chair, Medical Imaging
Phone
(281) 998-6150x1231