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We are accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools as well as the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and the California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education (CSAAVE).
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WHAT WILL I LEARN?
Graduates of the Casa Loma College Magnetic Resonance Imaging program engage in a variety of career-specific skills, including:
- Interview the patient and recognize contraindication to an MRI exam.
- Demonstrate knowledge of MRI physics, theory, pulse sequence parameters, and image optimization.
- Perform MRI exams according to the Doctors orders and protocols set up by the facility.
- Properly film, format, and archive imaging studies.
- Demonstrate appropriate communication skills with patients and colleagues.
- Act in a professional and ethical manner.
- Respect all information as “privileged.” Adhere to all HIPAA policies.
HOW MUCH DOES AN MRI TECH MAKE?
MRI Technicians provide an essential service to many hospitals and clinics around the country. Competitive wage averages vary by state and location:
- Workers on average earn $107,450.
- 10% of workers earn $69,260 or less.
- 10% of workers earn $143,510 or more.
In the United States:
- Workers on average earn $74,690.
- 10% of workers earn $52,880 or less.
- 10% of workers earn $104,210 or more.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2020 wage data
RECENT EMPLOYERS OF MRI GRADUATES
- Radiology Associates
- St. Charles Imaging Center
- Valley Orthopedic Institute
- UCSD School of Medicine (Dept of Radiology)
- Imaging Specialists of Pasadena
- Imaging Specialists of Pasadena
- Radnet Imagine Ste 100
- Liberty Pacific Advanced Imaging
- SMI Imaging Center of San Diego
- Adventist Health Bakersfield
- Carlsbad Imaging Center
- ACCESS Emergency Animal Hospital
- Torrance Memorial Medical Center
- Rolling Oaks Radiology-St. Johns
“Casa Loma College in Van Nuys has been an amazing experience for myself and my family. Since day one, I have been provided with the tools necessary to exceed in the MRI course. Every staff member was available 24/7 for every single question, concern, or comment I had.” – Fortino R.
For those who are eligible, financial aid is an excellent tool to help reduce the out-of-pocket costs to attend college. Casa Loma College has a committed team of financial aid professionals on call to help students and parents navigate the process.
Casa Loma College participates in many programs to help reduce the cost of college, including:
- Federal Pell Grant
- Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
- Federal Work Study
- Federal Direct Loans (Subsidized, Unsubsidized, Parent PLUS)
- CSAC Cal Grant
To learn more about the financial aid process, and what you may be eligible, please refer to our financial aid page.
In addition, for those who qualify, Casa Loma College is approved by the California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education (CSAAVE) to offer academic programs under Title 38, United States Code, to enroll veterans and other eligible persons who qualify for educational benefits.
For a full list of benefits, and to learn more, please visit our Veteran’s Benefits page.