MRI Technologist Training Program

Program Description

The Johns Hopkins Schools of Medical Imaging is proud to offer a paid, post-primary MRI program for x-ray technologists who are interested in furthering their careers.

This 6-month full-time program leads to advanced certification in the field of MRI (magnetic resonance imaging). Johns Hopkins Hospital and its outpatient imaging centers offer unique and unparalleled resources to ensure you learn with the latest technology and software advancements in this field.

Your time will be tailored to offer a diverse and comprehensive training for success in ARRT board registry and future clinical career. Classroom courses include Anatomy, MRI physics, MRI protocols, MRI safety, and IV insertion. Clinical experiences offer interaction with a variety of patient populations including Oncology, Pediatric, In/Out-patient, Critical Care, and Trauma.

At Johns Hopkins and nationwide, MRI technologists are in increasing demand as the field continues to grow.

To download the application, please click here.

Program Outcomes

We are proud to have provided this opportunity to approximately a hundred students over the past fifteen years. Graduates currently average a 99% “PASS” rate of advanced certification in MRI by the ARRT.

To Apply

  • Be a citizen of the United States of America, or a permanent resident (hold a green card)
  • Be 18 years old at the time of matriculation
  • A non-refundable application fee of $40
  • Two letters of recommendation using the provided form in the applications.
    • One from a prerequisite professor or instructor, Science and Anatomy preferred
    • One from your present employer
  • Be ARRT certified in Radiography before January 1st of the class starting year
  • Transcript copies documenting all Radiography school grades in the past 5 years. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by one of the agencies in the United States that performs academic credential evaluations.

  • Please complete the application with required documents and email to Additional documents such as reference letters can be mailed to:
    • Johns Hopkins Schools of Medical Imaging
      111 Market Place
      Suite 830
      Baltimore, MD 21202

COVID-19 Safety

Your safety is important to us and during your time with The Johns Hopkins Schools of Medical Imaging MRI program, you will be a part of our safety precautions which include…

  • Testing and Screening – Every staff member is screened every day. All patients are screened before entering any of our facilities.

  • Masks and Protective Equipment – Masks, shields, gowns, and personal cleaning supplies will be provided to you and are abundantly available.

  • Cleaning Procedures – All surfaces throughout our medical offices, waiting rooms, operating and procedure rooms, clinics, and patient areas are frequently and thoroughly cleaned and disinfected. Every exam, operating, and procedure room is cleaned after each patient.

  • Physical Distancing – Our patient areas and workflows have been redesigned to ensure physical distancing which protects you, patients, and other staff members.

  • Essential Personnel Only – We have temporarily placed a limit on accepting visitors to our facilities except for very specific circumstances.

  • Program Accreditation

    The MRI program is currently accredited by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists and Maryland Higher Education.