Mammography Educators offers TWO options for the Mammography Initial Training (MIT) 40 Hour Program for radiologic technologists interested in pursuing a career in mammography:

We are proud to report our students have a 97% pass rate when taking their mammography boards! That’s a higher percentage than our competitors!

What’s included in our MIT Program?

Mammography Educators Mammography Initial Training Course

  • 40-hour course that meets MQSA and state requirements
  • 8-hours Digital Mammography Training
  • Over 25 years of Mammography Initial Training (MIT) experience
  • Academic based, enthusiastic and fun faculty


While no previous mammography experience is required in order to participate in the MIT program, all students must meet at least ONE of the following prerequisites:

  • Current licensure as a certified Radiologic Technologist by the Radiologic Health Branch in state of residence
  • Active licensure as a registered Radiologic Technologist by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
  • Currently enrolled in a Certified School of Radiologic Technology

Upon completing our MIT program, you will have learned:

  • The importance of standardized positioning 
  • How to properly position patients for the MLO, CC, and additional mammographic views
  • Breast anatomy & physiology
  • Physics for mammography
  • Technical factors for mammography
  • Patient interactions and management, as well as the role of a patient’s history
  • Digital mammography
  • 3-D Mammography (Breast Tomosynthesis)
  • Stereotactic and DBT Breast Biopsy
  • Breast Ultrasound & BIRADS Lexicon
  • The Basics of Breast MRI 
  • Image acquisition, display and informatics
  • Implementation of MQSA and EQUIP (Enhancing Quality Using the Inspection Process)
  • Quality assurance & evaluation
  • Benign breast diseases
  • How to work with challenging patients and situations
  • Male breast imaging
  • And so much more!


Click HERE for MIT Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Cancellation Policy:

Full refunds on courses will be granted with at least two weeks advance notice in writing. For cancellations received with less than two weeks notice, funds can be applied to a future course, less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be made after the course. In the event of a documented emergency, Mammography Educators may, at its discretion, waive the administrative fee.

Mammography Educators reserves the right to cancel any in-person scheduled courses due to low advance registration or other reasons. Mammography Educators’ liability is limited to a full refund of any tuition paid. In case of a cancellation, Mammography Educators is not responsible for travel costs incurred by attendees, including non-refundable airline tickets. We recommend that attendees purchase refundable airline tickets whenever possible.