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Mammography Certificate Program

UPMC Imaging Services designed the Mammography Certificate Program to provide advanced instruction and career growth to be competitive in today’s market.

Who Should Apply to the Mammography Training Program?

  • Radiology techs: R.T(R)

What are the Required Courses for the Mammogram Certificate Program?

Didactic courses

Self-study courses online:

  • Courses meet both ARRT and MQSA educational requirements.
  • Mosby’s Registry Review.

Clinical courses

Mammogram Training Program Costs

  • Tuition: $1,800
  • Self-Study Online Courses: $240 to $400
  • Review Books: $100
  • Trajecsys: $75-$100

How Long Is the Mammogram Certificate Program?

To meet ARRT requirements, you'll spend about 384 total clinical hours over:

  • 4 months, full-time track.
  • 8 months, part-time.

What You Need to Apply

To apply to the Mammography Certificate Program, you'll need:

  • GPA/college transcripts.
  • Application (PDF)
  • Three professional reference forms.
  • Proof of ARRT certification.

Completion of the Mammography Certificate Program

Upon completing course requirements, you will be prepared to take the ARRT exam in mammography.

After successful completion of the ARRT exam — if using tuition forgiveness — you'll begin to fulfill the 2-year work commitment at UPMC.

Contact Us About the Mammography Training Program

To learn more, contact:

Amanda Baker
UPMC Northwest
Program Director, School of Radiography
Phone: 814-677-1433

Emily Hoffman
UPMC Jameson
Rad Tech Program Coordinator, School of Radiography
Phone: 724-936-3960