Confederation College

Medical Radiation Technology

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Program Information

School:Confederation College
Degree:Diploma; Advanced
Field of Study:Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Description:Diagnostic imaging is more complex today than ever. X-rays are digital and CT scans are one of the most used methods for diagnosing trauma and disease. The Medical Radiation Technologist (MRT) profession is an interesting combination of working with high-level technology while caring for diverse patients to achieve high quality images. Are you up to the task?

Confederation College can teach you these skills in our Medical Radiation Technology 2½ year Advanced Diploma program. You’ll learn x-ray and CT equipment operation, proper radiation safety, patient management and human anatomy, while using critical thinking skills to properly position patients and evaluate image quality, all in a professional environment.
URL:Medical Radiation Technology at Confederation College
Careers:Medical Radiation Technologists

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •   Physics 
  •   Biology  or   Chemistry 

Applicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (or equivalent) with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (U/C), or Open (O) preparation levels with Grade 12 English (C/U) Level; or successful completion of the Mature Student Assessment; or successful completion of the General Education Development Test (GED); or appropriate credits from the Academic and Career Entrance program (ACE). Applicants are also required to have Grade 12 Math (MCT4C or University Preparation) and Grade 11 or 12 Physics (College or University Preparation) and Grade 11 or 12 Biology OR Chemistry (College or University Preparation), with a minimum final grade of 75% in each required course. If you are currently enrolled in the course, you must have a midterm and final mark of 75% or higher to qualify for selection/admission. If you do not possess the necessary admission requirements (or equivalency), we encourage you to consider our Pre-Health Sciences-Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees program which will provide you with the necessary preparation to apply to this program. Completion of the Pre-Health Sciences-Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees program does not guarantee admission to the Medical Radiation Technology Program in a subsequent year.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Work Experience

Additional Requirements for eligibility and scoring: Medical Radiation Technology Program Choice Questionnaire - 25% of scoring; Work Experience/Volunteer Work - 5% of scoring; and High School Grades (with minimum 75% in required courses) -70% of scoring. Applicants are also required to submit two reference letters. Due to the high number of applications we receive for the limited seats in this program we are only able to consider applications if the applicant is a permanent resident of Ontario, with a complete application as of February 1st.

Please Note: Due to recent technical difficulties, the submission deadline for the completed Application Packages has been extended to Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 4:30 pm. 


* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 27, 2020

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