Mammography is a two-semester certificate program. Most of the classroom coursework is offered online, and students will gain lab experience using a state-of-the-art 3D mammography system. Clinical rotations are located at various imaging facilities.
Graduates will meet the Mammography Quality Standards Act's initial training requirements and may be eligible to apply to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologic (ARRT) post-primary certification in mammography. Once registered, students will be able to perform mammograms in hospitals and imaging facilities.
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Applicants must be registered, or registry-eligible, by the ARRT as radiologic technologists, nuclear medicine technologists or radiation therapists.
If you're ready to get started at Wake Tech, follow the steps to begin:
- Apply to Wake Tech
- Submit educational transcripts to [email protected]
- Apply for financial aid and veterans benefits, if applicable
- Activate your Wake Tech student account
- Complete the online learning readiness assessment to be eligible to enroll in online courses.
Acceptance into the Mammography program is on a first-come, first-served basis until the enrollment cap is reached. Once classes are filled, additional applicants will be placed on a waiting list and offered seats when they become available. To be eligible for consideration, students must complete the following:
- Submit the Mammography program application by May 15 for Fall semester entry or September 15 for Spring semester entry to [email protected].
- Submit the following documentation with the program application:
- Current CPR card
- Proof of being registered or registry-eligible by the ARRT with one of the following:
- A copy of current ARRT card
- A letter from the department head of the imaging program in which you are currently enrolled, verifying that you are in good academic standing.