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Medical Radiologic Technology

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

www.sait.ca
As a two year program offered full-time, Medical Radiologic Technology (MRT) is the art and science of correctly positioning the patient and X-ray equipment to produce and record images for visualizing the extent of disease or injury. The Medical Radiologic Technology program teaches the medical radiologic technologist to be responsible for the safe and competent operation of a wide range of X-ray generating machines, digital image acquisitions and accessory equipment. Students are in class for the majority of the first year and will complete a three week practicum. The second year is comprised primarily of clinical practica experiences with students returning to SAIT for three weeks of theory instruction. Certain courses are available by distance education or continuing education - INFC 215 and MEDT 211. The courses must be completed within the time frame shown in the Program Outline. Please be advised that full-time student status requires the student to take 60 percent of a full course load per semester. Depending on the number of courses completed by distance education or continuing education, students may be considered a part-time student, which may impact their financial loan status. To support learning, students will participate in several online courses throughout the practica, and therefore will require access to a computer with Internet access and a printer. Students will be evaluated on lab, competency and performance in the program using a competency tracking system called Comp Tracker. Students are required to have an iPad with Bluetooth keyboard to support the Comp Tracker system while in the program.
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Student Services
1301 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2M0L4, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

At least 75% in the following courses or equivalents:

  • Math 30-1, Math 30-2, or Pure Math 30, AND,
  • English Language Arts 30-1, AND,
  • Physics 30, AND,
  • One of either Biology 30, or Chemistry 30, or Science 30.
  • All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2020/08/01 to 2021/07/31*.

  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $6,830.00 Year One
  • Tuition $4,049.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $485.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated July 23, 2019. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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