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Medical Radiologic Technology

Medical Radiologic Technology is a diploma program that provides knowledge and skill development in understanding and applying the principles of science and medicine as they relate to medical radiography. You will become technically competent with the techniques and equipment used in diagnostic imaging departments. You will study anatomy and physiology, X-ray equipment, photographic process, pathology, radiobiology and protection, and radiological and radiographic techniques, professionalism and patient care. It includes 50 weeks of clinical experience.

Graduates are eligible to write the national certification exam set by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) and for membership in the Saskatchewan Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (SAMRT).

Selected courses in this program are available through distance and/or continuing education. The program is available full-time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus in Saskatoon. For complete program information, check the program page.

This is a high demand program. The application period is October 1 to February 15 each academic year. Application is currently restricted to Canadian residents.


You will explore the structure and function of organs and systems in the normal human body. Your studies will focus on the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous and endocrine systems.

42 hours Additional costs: Course manual
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 12, 2016 - December 9, 2016
Registration deadline: September 26, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$400.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201602-521
January 23, 2017 - April 7, 2017
Registration deadline: February 6, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$400.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201603-576
Building on the knowledge gained in APHY 191 (Anatomy & Physiology 1) you will continue your study of the structure and function of the normal human body. Your studies will focus on the cardiovascular, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems.

Prerequisites: Anatomy and Physiology 1 (APHY 191)


38 hours, Additional costs: Course material
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 12, 2016 - December 9, 2016
Registration deadline: September 26, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$400.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201602-522
April 24, 2017 - July 14, 2017
Registration deadline: May 8, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$400.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201603-577
You will study the transmission of microorganisms, blood-borne pathogens (i.e. hepatitis virus and HIV), standard precautions, isolation procedures, immunization for medical workers, sterilization and disinfection, biohazardous waste, safety and WHMIS.

25 hours Additional costs: Manual
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 6, 2016 - November 25, 2016
Registration deadline: September 16, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$345.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201602-523
March 6, 2017 - May 26, 2017
Registration deadline: March 17, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$345.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201603-579
May 23, 2016 - July 22, 2016
Registration deadline: June 3, 2016
Register Online
$288.00OnlineCRN: 201504-60
November 28, 2016 - February 17, 2017
Registration deadline: December 9, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$345.00OnlineCRN: 201602-524
You will learn the prefixes, suffixes and combining forms from which medical terms are derived. You will also learn medical abbreviations.

10 hours/9 weeks Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials including a medical dictionary
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
May 23, 2016 - July 22, 2016
Registration deadline: June 3, 2016
Register Online
$127.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201504-59
June 6, 2016 - August 5, 2016
Registration deadline: June 17, 2016
Register Online
$127.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201504-1039
September 6, 2016 - November 25, 2016
Registration deadline: September 16, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$145.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201602-525
March 6, 2017 - May 26, 2017
Registration deadline: March 17, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$145.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201603-580
November 28, 2016 - February 17, 2017
Registration deadline: December 9, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$145.00OnlineCRN: 201602-526
June 5, 2017 - July 28, 2017
Registration deadline: June 16, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$145.00OnlineCRN: 201604-73
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