What Is ARRT Certification & Registration?

If you’re considering a career as a technologist in the radiologic sciences, ARRT credentials can help you stand out among job candidates. In some cases, employers require our certification and registration. But what exactly is it? And why is it so important? 


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A RECOGNITION OF YOUR QUALIFICATIONS

The purpose of ARRT certification and registration is to recognize individuals qualified to perform a specific role. For example, the purpose of our Radiography certification and registration is to recognize individuals who are qualified to perform the role of a radiographer. Certification and registration requires satisfaction of certain professional standards in medical imaging, interventional procedures, or radiation therapy. 

 


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A WAY TO SHOW YOUR PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS

Employers, state licensing agencies, and federal regulators all consider an ARRT credential to be verification that you've met rigorous professional standards.

Currently more than 330,000 technologists hold ARRT credentials. By earning ARRT certification and registration, you'll be joining the ranks of these qualified professionals.  


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WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?

Many employers require their technologists to hold ARRT certification and registration. Even when doing so isn’t a job prerequisite, however, having ARRT credentials tells employers that you’re committed to providing high quality patient care. 

On a personal level, you’ll gain knowledge, skills, and confidence as you work toward certification and registration. Once you become a Registered Technologist (R.T.), you’ll continue to grow professionally as you complete the requirements to maintain certification and registration.


CREDENTIAL OPTIONS

You can earn ARRT certification and registration in a range of disciplines and through different pathways.

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REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible for ARRT certification and registration, you must meet our education, ethics, and examination requirements. 

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