MiRIS Consortium

Kellogg Community College joins Lansing Community CollegeMid Michigan Community CollegeGrand Rapids Community CollegeLake Michigan College and Grand Valley State University in the establishment of the Michigan Radiologic and Imaging Science (MiRIS) Consortium to offer an associate degree in MRI. Each of the colleges enrolls students in the program under their individual admission criteria and each awards the degree or certificate according to the college completion requirements.

Students complete the MRI didactic courses offered online by one of the MiRIS colleges through Michigan Colleges Online (formerly the Michigan Community College Virtual Learning Collaborative). Clinical education courses are arranged through the MiRIS Consortium’s Educational Coordinator in collaboration with the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) department of affiliating hospitals, clinics, or other MRI provider facilities.

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, students will be eligible to take the MRI certification exam administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) earning nationally recognized professional credentials.


Program effectiveness data

Completion Rate- January 1 through December 2013 (Graduates of 2013)

The total number of students enrolled in the cohort was 24. The total number that completed the program was 22. The program’s annual completion rate for 2013 was 92 percent (22/24 = 92 percent).

Credentialing Examination Pass Rate (2013)

This number reflects the number of students who passed our national certification examination through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, ARRT on the first attempt.  18 of the 21 students setting for the examination passed. This gives us a pass rate of 80 percent.

(Note: The ARRT yearly reported data does not include students that waited until after December 31, 2013 to take the examination).
Grad Year Job Placement Results
2013 100% 18/18 graduates reported being employed within 6 months of graduation.
Average 100%