Primary Pathway Questions
You must meet requirements in education, ethics, and examination to earn ARRT certification and registration. Learn more about our requirements.
You must complete an ARRT-approved educational program and earn an associate degree or higher. Learn more about our education requirements.
How can I find an ARRT-recognized educational program?
Visit the list of ARRT-recognized educational programs.
Does my associate degree (or higher) have to be in radiological sciences?
No. Your associate's degree (or higher) can be in any subject—as long as you earned it at an institution accredited by an agency that ARRT recognizes. View a list of ARRT-approved accreditation mechanisms and learn more about the associate degree requirement.
Should I earn my associate's degree (or higher) before or after I complete a professional educational program?
You can earn your associate's degree (or higher) before, during, or after your professional educational program—but you must earn the degree before you sit for the ARRT exam. Learn more about the associate degree requirement.
Learn more about applying for ARRT certification and registration using the primary pathway.
Learn more about the ongoing requirements for maintaining your ARRT certification and registration.