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Canadian Accredited Programs

To be eligible to write the CAMRT certification exam, each candidate must successfully complete an accredited educational program in Medical Radiation Technology (MRT).

List of CMA-accredited Canadian programs offered in each specific discipline:


How to Write a Competency-Based Exam

The CAMRT entry-to-practice certification exam is a competency-based exam. Emphasis is placed on the application of knowledge in the practice environment and exam questions are asked from this perspective.

An interactive online module has been developed as a new tool to tell exam candidates more about competency-based testing. The module provides the following information.

  • Becoming certified to practice in Canada
  • Competency-based education and testing
  • The value of competency-based learning as a model that meets the needs of the workplace
  • Sample exam questions that compare knowledge-based and competency-based questions
  • The development and scoring of national certification exams
  • Tips and strategies for writing the exam
  • An evaluation of the module

Click on link to access the module:

Practice Exams

The 100 question practice exams for each discipline are developed by the CAMRT as an exam preparation tool to assist candidates who intend to write the national certification exam in the disciplines of Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy, Radiological Technology and Magnetic Resonance. The fee gives access to the practice exam for a total of five (5) times.

Purchase the practice exam

Application for Certification Exam

Candidates are responsible to read all information regarding the certification process posted on this website.

Completed applications and fees for certification exams must be received by the application deadline. All applicable fees must accompany the application. Late or incomplete applications will not be processed.

The CAMRT accepts comments regarding the exam for a period of two (2) weeks following the date of the exam.  Please forward your comments to .


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Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists
85 Albert St, Suite 1000, Ottawa, ON, K1P 6A4
phone: 613 234-0012 / 800 463-9729
fax: 613 234-1097