ECPI University Now Offering Medical Imaging Equipment Technology Degree

RELEASE DATE: JANUARY 27, 2012 10:32 AM 

Graduates Gain Knowledge to Install, Troubleshoot and Repair   

Charlotte, NC – ECPI University is pleased to announce it is now offering an Associate of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology degree with a Concentration in Medical Imaging Equipment Technology.  This program prepares students for a career specializing in diagnostic medical imaging equipment (fluoroscopy and radiography including X-rays and mammography) installation, maintenance, repair and troubleshooting.

“We developed this concentration with the assistance of medical imaging companies who have a need for technicians,” says Victor Riley, Charlotte Campus President.  “As technology has changed, the need for technicians with networking and computer skills has grown.  We are proud to have the opportunity to assist job seekers prepare for this type of career.”

According to O*Net online, the field of Medical Equipment Repair is projected to have faster than average growth from 2008-2018.  “Medical Imaging Equipment Technology is an excellent opportunity for the students of ECPI University because of the unique nature of our program, says Career Services Advisor David Elliston. “Our hands on education will prepare graduates to pursue employment with manufacturers, service providers and the clinical engineering departments of major healthcare systems.”

Core courses include a foundation in electricity, as well as analog and 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

For more information, please contact ECPI Charlotte Campus President Victor Riley at 704.399.1010 or Director of Communications David Brandt at 757.213.3613 or [email protected].


Release Date: 
Friday, January 27, 2012