Credit for Credentials | Mercy College

Credit for Credentials

Prior Learning Credit is available for the below professional imaging certifications. This is to be used as a guide only. Formal review of your credentials will be conducted once your application has been completed and all transcripts received.
 
Pathway credit
  • Hospital-based diplomas in imaging fields are equivalent to 39 credit hours.
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Certifications
CT (ARRT) – 9 credit hours
  • ARRT’s Computed Tomography certification results in waived coursework for IMG 310 Sectional Anatomy; IMG 330 Principles of CT; IMG 340 CT Applications
MR (ARRT) - 9 credit hours
  • ARRT’s Magnetic Resonance Imaging certification results in waived coursework for IMG 310 Sectional Anatomy; IMG 430 Principles of MRI; IMG 440 MRI Applications
M (ARRT) – 3 credit hours
  • ARRT’s Mammography certification results in waived coursework for IMG 350 Principles of Mammography
BD (ARRT) – 3 credit hours
  • ARRT’s Bone Densitometry certification results in waived coursework for IMG 345 Principles of Bone Densitometry
QM (ARRT) – 3 credit hours
  • ARRT’s Quality Management certification results in waived coursework for IMG 405 Principles of Quality Management
CV (ARRT) – 6 credit hours
  • ARRT’s Cardiovascular Interventional certification results in waived coursework for IMG 499 – Medical Imaging Independent Study
CI (ARRT) – 3 credit hours
  • ARRT’s Cardiac-Interventional radiography certification results in waived coursework for IMG 499 – Medical Imaging Independent Study.
VI (ARRT) – 3 credit hours
  • ARRT’s Vascular-Interventional radiography certification results in waived coursework for IMG 499 – Medical Imaging Independent Study
*ARRT/NMTCB/ARDMS Certification in two (2) or more Primary Pathways will result in 15 credit hours for IMG 499 – Medical Imaging Independent Study. Primary pathways are considered to be Radiography, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Radiation Therapy, and Sonography. Magnetic Resonance Imaging can be considered a primary pathway for credit through this option if acquired through the completion of a regionally accredited MR program – otherwise MR certification will be considered a post-primary modality, equivalent to 9 credit hours.
 
Other Credit Earning Certifications
CIIP (ABII) – 3 credit hours
  • Certified Imaging Informatics Professional (CIIP) designation through American Board of Imaging Informatics (ABII) will result in waiver of IMG 305 Medical Imaging Informatics.
CRA (RACC) – 15 credit hours
  • Certified Radiology Administrator (CRA) through the Radiology Administration Certification Commission(RACC)/Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) will result in waiver of HCA 214 Integrated Health Care Systems; BUS 312 Human Resources Management; HCA 412 Health Care Law and Ethics; HCA 410 Health Care Finance; IMG 470 – Medical Imaging Management.
CMD (MDCB) – 3 credit hours
  • Certified Medical Dosimetrist (CMD) through the Medical Dosimetry Certification Board(MDCB) will result in wavier of IMG 310 Sectional Anatomy.
Additional credentials will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Prior Learning Credit Downloadable Information (PDF)
Portrait of Quentin T. Moore
Quentin Moore, MPH, RT(R)(T)(QM)

Assistant Professor, Medical Imaging & Radiologic Technology Program Director
Office: M4606
Phone: 419-251-1814
quentin.moore@mercycollege.edu