• State Regulations and Legislation

Licensing Rules Revised in Massachusetts

Feb 10, 2017

The Massachusetts Public Health Council has voted to approve revisions to licensing regulations for radiologic technologists in the state for the first time since 1994.

Changes include new advanced practice licensing categories for computed tomography, positron emission tomography, nuclear medicine and radiologist assistants. The revisions also include updates to some continuing education requirements and administrative procedures related to the issuance and revocation of licenses.

The updates are the result of consultation and collaboration between the Massachusetts Society of Radiologic Technologists, American Society of Radiologic Technologists, Department of Public Health, Radiation Control Program and other Massachusetts radiology professional societies.

“We truly believe the revised regulations now better reflect the high standards of our profession and strengthen licensure regulations for all radiologic technologists in Massachusetts,” said MSRT Legislative Chair Pat Willett, B.S., R.T.(R)(CT). “Our patience and persistence have really paid off.”

The revised regulations have been forwarded to the Massachusetts Secretary of State for enactment when they are published in the Massachusetts Register.


Kristin Seitz
Congratulations, Massachusetts! Holding ourselves to higher standards is a true demonstration of professionalism. You're setting an example for the other states to follow.
Kellyann Kerr
why does it take so long to get licensed in another State when you are certified by the ARRT? Ive been waiting over 5 months to get licensed in the Sate of Texas? Ridiculous?
It shouldn't take that long. You might have to call them, they might have the wrong information for you. good luck, 5 months that's ridiculous. Is other people having the same problem too?


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