More Than Just X-Rays

Diagnostic imaging is more complex today than ever. In radiology alone, X-rays are now digital and CT scans are one of the most used methods for diagnosing trauma and disease including cancer. Medical Radiation Technologist (MRTs) are the backbone, not just working with the technology but also working with patients to put them at ease and ensuring the sharpest possible images. Are you up to the task?

Confederation College can teach you how in our Medical Radiation Technology advanced diploma program. You’ll learn the basics of radiology including X-ray fluoroscopy and CT in courses such as general radiography, patient management, radiation safety, quality management, computed tomography (CT) and research methods.


  • Program is accredited by Accreditation Canada
  • Students learn how to conduct research as part of the program
  • Several clinical rotations available in the field so you get the hands-on experience you need
  • Students will become competent in IV insertion and could earn an Enhanced Practice Certificate in Intravenous (IV) Contrast Injection from the Ontario Association of Medical Radiation Sciences (OAMRS)

I feel truly grateful to have met such amazing individuals, such as my instructor...

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Arianna Kitching

Student 2018/19

I find this program engaging, very hands-on and the teachers are great.

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Carramaena Onichuk


Employment Opportunities

After graduation and affiliation with a professional organization such as the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario, MRTs go on to positions in diagnostic imaging departments in hospitals, clinics, and other medical settings. Careers in sales or service are also possible.

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