Program Admissions

Magnetic Resonance Admissions Steps and Materials

Elgin Community College's Magnetic Resonance Program is a JRCERT-accredited associate degree program that provides an accessible and relevant education under the highest professional standards. In partnership with its clinical partners, the program will graduate competent radiographers that practice excellent patient-centered care to the diverse populations within the community.

Admission Steps

All candidates must submit the following information/documentation by June 15 to consider their application. If June 15 falls on a weekend, packets are due on Friday before that date. Unless space is available, late applications will be considered for the following year.

Admission Materials

  1. Completed ECC application for admission.
  2. Complete and submit a health professions application.
  3. Submit documentation of successfully completing an Associate Degree in Radiography, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy, or Ultrasound from an appropriately accredited educational program*.
  4. Submit documentation of current certification*.
  5. For MR and mammography programs applicants, complete MRI-environment screening and submit other admission documents.
  6. Official transcripts for any courses being transferred from other schools. To request a transcript evaluation visit our transfer credit evaluation page.

Applicants should indicate a preference for full-time or part-time status on the application. Priority will be given to full-time students for clinical placement.

Candidates should send documentation consisting of an official transcript and a copy of ARRT certification (and IL state license for CT and Mammography programs) directly to the Medical Imaging Department (please do not send to Registration & Records Office). You do not have to request that the transcript be evaluated.