To be a medical technologist or technician, you must have a high school diploma and specialized training.
You usually need a college program or a bachelor's degree and supervised practical or clinical training.
All medical radiation technologists will require a bachelor's degree as of January 1, 2005.
You may need registration or certification within a professional association.
You may need a licence in the province/territory where you'll work.
Most recent entrants have a trade/vocational certificate or community college diploma, and almost 3 in 10 have an undergraduate university degree.