CT Post-Primary Clinical Course

For Post-Primary CT Certification

The MCC Radiologic Technology department offers this course to obtain the required clinical experience for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Post-Primary CT certification exam. Candidates must meet specific requirements for both ARRT and to be eligible for this course. Please review the ARRT Post-Primary Eligibility Pathway Requirements https://www.arrt.org/pages/earn-arrt-credentials/initial-requirements/postprimary-requirement

Students wishing to enroll and complete this CTMT 2460 course must:

  • Have a current/active state license from the Texas Medical Board (optional, if not required by current employer).
  • Have a current American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) registration card showing primary certification in one of the following areas:
    • Radiography (R)
    • Nuclear Medicine (N)
    • Radiation Therapy (T)
    • Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT)
  • Document completion of a Radiography program with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and grades of "C" or better
  • Show proof of enrollment in a 16 hour ARRT approved structured didactic education course.
  • Have a current CPR BLS certification
  • Submit to a background check and drug screen within 30 days of the start of the course (MCC will provide instructions/location details upon enrollment)
  • Submit the required health and immunization records (MCC will provide instructions/location details upon enrollment)

Applicants will be required to submit documentation that all requirements are met PRIOR to obtaining registration approval for the course.

Course Availability Statement

All clinical competencies for this course must be completed in one of our affiliated clinical settings. Placement in this CTMT 2460 Clinical course will be based on all of the above requirements being satisfied, clinical availability, and on a first come first serve basis. However, this course does require 20 hours of clinical contact time per week for the 16 week semester; therefore, the times/days each interested candidate is available to attend clinical will also be a determining factor for approval.

If you are interested in taking this CTMT 2460 course, please complete the following two (2) steps:

  1. Click the link below and complete the form. Submit it by email to mbrown@mclennan.edu by the following dates:
    • Fall semester – Submit by July 1st
    • Spring semester – Submit by October 15th
    Enrollee Form
  2. Complete the application process to McLennan Community College. (Most candidates will need to select "non-degree seeker")

Note: The MCC Radiologic Program does not currently offer the structured didactic education coursework. Candidates are responsible for the selection and completion of the 16 hours of structured education of their choice; however, please ensure it is an ARRT approved course.

ARRT 2023 Post-Primary Eligibility Pathway Handbook

MCC provides equal opportunities to all individuals and does not discriminate against any individual regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, or other legally protected category in its educational programs, activities, or employment. http://www.mclennan.edu/employees/policy-manual/docs/E-XXXIV.pdf