Medical radiation technologists operate radiographic equipment to administer radiation treatment and produce images of body structures for the diagnosis and treatment of injury and disease. They are employed in hospitals, clinics, radiological laboratories, colleges and universities. (National Occupational Classification) 

Included within this profile page: Medical Radiation Technologist (x-ray, CT, mammography), MRI Technologist and Nuclear Medicine Technologist. To learn more about Radiation Therapists and other related occupations, view the links to the right.

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The University of Manitoba does not offer any specialized educational programs leading to a career as a Medical Radiation Technologist (MRT). However, students may complete pre-requisite courses for MRT diploma programs at the university. Please view the links below for more information about training programs in North America. If you are a University of Manitoba student who would like assistance determining an education plan that suits your unique occupational goals, speak with a Career Consultant

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Information for foreign-trained Medical Radiation Technologists - Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials

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