Frequently Asked Questions
How long are the Imaging Informatics externships?
All of our medical imaging externships require that you work a minimum of 180 hours in a clinical setting. This may be completed during work hours with supervisor approval.
Can I do clinical/externships at my place of employment?
Yes. Many students complete their clinical/externships while they work.
How do I complete an externship if I do not live in Nebraska?
You can find a facility in your area that will allow you to do the externship. An affiliation agreement will be established between the facility and Clarkson College.
What types of certification exams will I qualify to take after completing the Imaging Informatics certificate curriculum?
You may be eligible to sit for the American Board of Imaging Informatics (ABII), Society in Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) CIIP exam by meeting the requirements of the ABII and/or the PARCA certification exams.
Does your institution offer the opportunity to advance toward a bachelor’s degree?
Clarkson College offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Imaging (MI).
Can I work full-time and complete this program?
Most of our students work full-time while working toward their certificate or degree.
What if I have transfer credits? Can my program go faster?
Yes. You may transfer credits in as long as they are from an accredited institution and you have received a “C-” or higher in the class.