The applicant shall complete an application pdf supplied by the Board and:

  1. Be of good moral character.
  2. Be at least 18 years old.
  3. Pay the application fee.
  4. Graduate from a JRCERT-accredited radiography program.
  5. Have certification/registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)./li>
  6. Demonstrate oral and written competency in English as required by the Board.
  7. Complete a criminal history records check.
  8. Meet any other requirements established by the Board.

Yes. Applicants who did not graduate from an educational program accredited by JRCERT may obtain a license if the applicant:
  1. Graduated from an educational program recognized by the ARRT, as approved by the Board,
  2. Possesses a current, active unrestricted license in another state or is otherwise recognized as a radiographer in another state;
  3. Has full-time experience as a radiographer in another state for at least 3 of the last 5 years immediately preceding the submission of the application for licensure;
  4. Has no history of public disciplinary action taken, pending, against any license currently or previously held or expired; and
  5. Submits verification from employers, supervisors, or colleagues that the applicant has satisfactorily practiced for at least 3 of the last 5 years immediately preceding the submission of the application for licensure.

Applicants are also required to meet additional qualifications.

No. Verifications of employment are not required if you graduated from a program that is JRCERT accredited.
The application process, on average, may take 3 ‐ 6 weeks. However, the process may take longer depending on the individual applicant's circumstance or if the individual does not provide the required documentation in a timely manner.
  1. Completion of a reinstatement application pdf approved by the Board.
  2. Payment of a reinstatement fee.
  3. Satisfactory evidence of compliance with the continuing education requirements.
  4. Completion of a criminal history records check.
  5. Verification from the Maryland Office of the Comptroller that the applicant has paid all undisputed taxes and unemployment insurance contributions payable to the Comptroller or the Secretary of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or that the applicant has provided for payment in a manner satisfactory to the unit responsible for collection. (Maryland Health Occupations Code Annotated, § 1-213).
Click to view the general scope of practice and the radiographer scope of practice.
No. You do not need a license in order to operate bone density scanners.
Yes. A radiographer may perform insertion and removal of peripherally inserted central catheters with or without fluoroscopic guidance if the:
  1. Radiographer is:
    1. Registered by the ARRT with advanced qualifications in cardiac interventional radiography, vascular-interventional radiography, or cardiovascular-interventional radiography;
    2. Working in a cardiac catheterization laboratory or interventional radiographic laboratory while cardiac catheterization or interventional procedures are ongoing;
    3. Under the onsite supervision of the supervising physician;
  2. The supervising physician in the cardiac catheterization or interventional laboratory is responsible for the acts of the radiographer with respect to insertion or removal of peripherally inserted central catheters; and
  3. Facility where the procedure is performed must:
    1. Have protocols available for review by the Board;
    2. Document the training provided to the radiographer; and
    3. Evaluate the radiographer on a regular basis for competency, document the results of these tests, and make the results available for inspection by the Board.
No. The scope of practice does not include administering narcotic and sedating medications.
  1. An individual who is licensed by the Board as both a nuclear medicine technologist and a radiographer; or
  2. Two separate individuals: one who is licensed by the Board as a nuclear medicine technologist to operate the PET only and one who is licensed by the Board as a radiographer to operate the CT only; or
  3. A Maryland licensed nuclear medicine technologist with CT certification.


Initial Licenses $150.00
Reinstatements $150.00
Renewals* $161.00
Name Changes $25.00
*Includes a $26 assessment fee to fund the Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC) as required by law (MD Code Annotated Health Occ. §1-209).