Medical Imaging Equipment Technology Overview
If you want to be known as an organization's "go to" tech person who ensures that critical equipment in the medical and manufacturing fields functions properly, then a career in Medical Imaging Equipment Technology might be just right for you.
This program prepares you for a career specializing in diagnostic medical imaging equipment (fluoroscopy and radiography including X-rays and mammography) installation, maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting.
In 1.5 years, through our year round schedule, you can earn an Associate of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology degree with a concentration in Medical Imaging Equipment Technology.
Job opportunities typically require relocation and working in a medical environment.
For more information about this program and its outcomes, please see the program description in the University Catalog. Medical Imaging Equipment Technology Program Description
What You Can Learn in Medical Imaging Equipment Technology
You can learn electronics and networking skills. Core courses include a foundation in electricity and analog/digital electronics. Advanced courses focus upon:
- Radiological Systems including PACS/DICOM
- Medical Imaging Equipment Troubleshooting
- Integration of Computer Network Technology with High-Tech Microcomputer-controlled Medical Imaging Equipment and Systems
Specific medical imaging equipment technology program objectives are designed to enable graduates to demonstrate:
- Entry-level knowledge of computer technology and analog and digital electronics
- Proficiency in operational checks of medical imaging equipment
- Entry-level knowledge of picture archiving and communication systems (PACS)
- Entry-level knowledge of digital imaging and communication in medicine (DICOM)
- Troubleshooting skills of medical imaging equipment
- Competency in reading, oral and written communication skills and proficiency in mathematics.
This is conducted in an interactive and "real world"/hands-on educational environment.
Where You Can Go in Medical Imaging Equipment Technology
Entry-level employment opportunities for graduates in the medical imaging equipment technology field cross over a wide spectrum of industries including:
- Healthcare including Dental
- Veterinarian Offices
- Medical Imaging for Military and Sub-Contractors
- Imaging Equipment Repair Firms
- Imaging Equipment Manufacturers
Future Possible Careers for This Program
|17-3029.00||Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other|
Time frame: July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013 Award Year 2012-13
How long will it take to complete this program?
The program is designed to take 20 months to complete.
60% of graduates from this program finish in this time.
The median time for graduates to complete this program is 18 months.
What is the total cost of this program for me?
At ECPI University, programs are competitively priced and are designed to help you achieve your goals. Through our year-round schedule, you could earn your Associate's in 1.5 years. That can give you the edge over students at other colleges who might still be attending class.
|Program Cost/Tuition Chart|
|Books & Supplies||$1,725.00|
|Tuition and Fees||$35,625.00|
Foundation course requirements can result in additional costs and increase the time to graduation. Actual cost may vary depending on actual time to graduate, and subject to any necessary tuition increases. (for all programs and schools)
Time frame: July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013 Award Year 2012-13.
What are my financing options to pay for the program?
In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, graduates used loans to finance their education. The median debt for program graduates is:
|Federal Median Loans||
|Private Median Loans||$0.00|
|Institutional Median Loans||$375.83|