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North Jersey Imaging Academy

A joint venture of Passaic County Community College and The County College of Morris

The North Jersey Imaging Academy (NJIA) offers advanced training to ARRT certified radiographers in Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), and Mammography.

These certificate programs offer didactic courses that meet the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) requirement for “structured education.”
We also offer clinical education for our CT and MRI participants.

Lecture courses are held in the evening at the PCCC Public Safety Academy (PSA) located at 300 Oldham Road, Wayne, NJ.
Clinical education is offered during day, evening, and weekend hours at one of our Clinical Affiliates.
Clinical education hours are scheduled by the program faculty.

Students may select either the CT or MRI program*. Students enrolling in either program are required to take the Cross-Sectional Anatomy class, unless a course was previously taken. Documentation of the previous course is required.

NJIA programs are no longer grant-funded. See current tuition rates listed below.

All interested candidates must provide proof of certification by the ARRT in a primary discipline (radiography, radiation therapy, or nuclear medicine) and also complete the Admission Application Process.

Admission is on a rolling basis.  Complete applications will be reviewed in the order they are received.

*The CT and MRI program is in compliance with guidelines required by the American Registry for Radiologic Technolgists, 1255 Northland Drive, St. Paul, Minnesota 55120-1155. The program has been approved for CEUs by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).

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Application Process (Back to Top)

  1. All applicants to the program must submit two completed Application Forms (download the Imaging Academy Application and CE Application Form)
  2. Applicants must also provide proof of the following:
    • Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist in a primary discipline (radiography, radiation therapy and nuclear medicine)
    • Copy of their New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection license in Diagnostic Radiography
    • Current resume
    • Documentation of prior completion of Cross Sectional Anatomy class (if the applicant has already taken this class previously)
  3. Upon entering either the CT or MRI clinical courses, the student must have the following (these are to be provided at the student’s own expense)
    • Criminal background check
    • 11 panel drug screening
    • Physical health exam
    • Current immunizations
    • Flu vaccine
    • Malpractice insurance
    • A current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification (CPR)
  4. The completed Application Packet must be submitted by the deadline for the next semester (see top of page)
  5. Please submit your completed Application Packet by regular mail or by e-mail with attachments to either of the faculty members listed below:
  • Prof. Parsha Hobson
    Passaic County Community College
    1 College Blvd
    Paterson, NJ 07505

  • Prof. Denise Vill’Neuve
    County College of Morris
    214 Center Grove Road
    Randolph, NJ 07869

Courses Information (Back to Top)

Cross Sectional Anatomy

Computed Tomography (CT)
CT Clinical Placement

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
MRI Clinical Placement

Mammo Clinical Placement
**(Atlantic Health)

Tuition and Fees (Back to Top)

Tuition and Fees Tuition

Program Courses (Subject to Change)
Cross Sectional Anatomy $450.00
CT Lecture $1,000.00
CT Clinical $1,000.00
Mammography Lecture $720.00
Mammography Clinical $1,000.00
MRI Lecture $1,000.00
MRI Clinical $1,000.00

Clinical Education Affiliates (Back to Top)

    • Hackensack University Medical Center
      Hackensack, NJ
    • Hackettstown Regional Medical Center
      Hackettstown, NJ
    • Holy Name Hospital
      Teaneck, NJ
    • Morristown Imaging Center
      Morristown and Rockaway, NJ
    • Morristown Medical Center
      Morristown, NJ
    • Mountainside Hospital
      Montclair, NJ
    • Newton Medical Center
      Newton, NJ
    • Overlook Medical Center
      Summit, NJ
    • St. Clare’s Hospital
      Denville and Dover, NJ
    • St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center
      Paterson, NJ
    • St. Joseph’s Wayne Hospital
      Wayne, NJ
    • St. Joseph’s Ambulatory Imaging Center
      Clifton, NJ
    • University Imaging
      Wayne, NJ

Clinical education will be offered during the day, evening and weekend hours, and is scheduled by program coordinators with the approval of the clinical education center.

More Information (Back to Top)

  • Prof. Parsha Hobson
    Passaic County Community College
    1 College Blvd
    Paterson, NJ 07505

  • Prof. Denise Vill’Neuve
    County College of Morris
    214 Center Grove Road
    Randolph, NJ 07869

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