The Annual School Catalog at AIMS Education serves as a valuable resource for all of our students. It provides important information related to school policies and procedures, and it also serves as a Student Handbook. The catalog, which is published annually, will be posted on this page. The School Catalog is for student use only and has been password protected.
AIMS Education reserves the right to modify any program, policy, or procedure listed in the catalog. Any updates will be provided in the form of an addendum which will be available below.
2018 School Catalog
2018 Catalog Addendum
Updated MRI Curriculum – Effective January 1, 2018
The curriculum for the MRI Technologist program has been updated. The new curriculum will be used for all MRI programs that start after January 1, 2018.
New PE Building – January 22, 2018
AIMS Education expanded its main campus to include the new Piscataway Extension Building, also known as the PE Building. The PE Building is a multipurpose facility that will include additional classroom space, a medical lab for medical assistant and phlebotomy training, office space for the Clinical Internship Department, a library/study hall, and a Pearson test center.
Institutional Accreditation by ABHES – February 6, 2018
AIMS Education has been granted institutional accreditation by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
Programmatic Accreditation for Surgical Technologist Program – February 6, 2018
The Surgical Technologist program was granted programmatic accreditation by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
Surgical Technologist Students Eligible for NBSTSA Exam - February 6, 2018
Students enrolled in the ABHES accredited Surgical Technologist program are now eligible to take the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) exam offered by NBSTSA.
Medical Assistant Students Eligible for AAMA Exam - February 6, 2018
Students enrolled in the Medical Assistant program are now eligible to take the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) exam offered by AAMA.
Updated Registry Exam Requirements for Surgical Technologist – February 12, 2018
Surgical Technologist students are now required to attempt the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) exam offered by NBSTSA within 45 days of program completion.
Updated Registry Exam Requirements for Medical Assistant – February 28, 2018
The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) exam offered by AAMA has been added to the list of exams that students are permitted to take in order to meet the registry exam requirements for the Medical Assistant program.
Program Curriculums Updated – March 1, 2018
The program curriculums for MRI, DMS, CVT, DCS, NDT, ST, and MA have been updated. The new curriculums will be used for all classes that start after March 1, 2018.
New Course Title for BIO 104 – March 1, 2018
The course title for BIO 104 has been changed from “Anatomy & Physiology I” to “Anatomy & Physiology.”
BIO 105 has been Discontinued – March 1, 2018
BIO 105 - Anatomy & Physiology II - has been discontinued and is no longer offered in any of the programs at AIMS.
BIO 106 has been Discontinued – March 1, 2018
BIO 106 - Cardiac Pathology - has been discontinued and is no longer offered in any of the programs at AIMS.
BIO 201 has been Discontinued – March 1, 2018
BIO 201 – Neuro Anatomy and Physiology - has been discontinued and is no longer offered in any of the programs at AIMS.
Prerequisite Change for BIO 107 – March 1, 2018
The prerequisite for BIO 107 – Cross-Sectional Anatomy and Pathophysiology – has been changed from BIO 106 to ALH 101.
Prerequisite Change for MRI 260 – March 1, 2018
The prerequisite for MRI 260 – MRI I – has been changed from BIO 107 to BIO 108.
New Course Sequence for DCS - March 1, 2018
The course sequence for the pre-diagnostic courses in the Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography program has been updated. The EKG 120 course will be the last pre-diagnostic course taken before DMS 220.
New Course Sequence for CVT - March 1, 2018
The course sequence for the pre-diagnostic courses in the Cardiovascular Technologist program has been updated. The EKG 120 course will be the last pre-diagnostic course taken before DMS 220.
Online Tuition Payments - March 9, 2018
Tuition payments can now be submitted online via the AIMS website.
Service Fee Reduced for Credit/Debit Card Transactions - March 9, 2018
The service fee applied to credit/debit card transactions has been reduced from 5% to 3%.
New Program Costs - March 12, 2018
The program costs for MRI, CVT, DCS, ST, MA, PHARM, MBC, CMT, EKG/PHL, and PHL will be increasing in 2018. The effective dates for the new costs vary based on the program.
Updated Payment Plans - March 12, 2018
The payment plans for MRI, CVT, DCS, ST, MA, PHARM, CMT, EKG/PHL, and PHL have been updated based on the new program costs.
Updated Registry Exam Requirements for Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography - March 16, 2018
Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography students are now required to attempt the Registered Cardiac Sonography (RCS) exam offered by CCI within 45 days of program completion. The SPI and ARDMS specialty exams are no longer a requirement. The new registry exam requirements only apply to DCS students who started their programs on March 12, 2018 or later.
New Programs Approved – May 1, 2018
The Endoscopy Technician and Sterile Processing Technician certificate programs will now be offered at AIMS Education. The program details, costs, payment plans, certification exam requirements, and course descriptions have been added to the School Catalog.
Updated Registry Exam Requirements – May 1, 2018
The registry exam requirements for all of the larger programs have been updated. Students enrolled in the MRI, DMS, CVT, DCS, NDT, ST, ENDO, SPT, and MA programs will only be eligible for registry exam reimbursement if they attend all mandatory review classes.
New GPA Requirement for MRI, CVT, and DCS – May 1, 2018
All MRI, CVT, and DCS students who enroll after May 1, 2018, will be required to complete the pre-diagnostic courses with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in order to progress to the major diagnostic courses.
Update to Transfer Fee Policy – May 1, 2018
Students who transfer to a new cohort are required to pay a $100 administrative fee.
Update to Clinical Exit Exam Policy – June 1, 2018
Clinical exit exams are no longer required for students in the MBC and CMT programs.
New Schedule Available for Medical Billing & Coding – August 15, 2018
A weekend schedule is now available for the Medical Billing & Coding program.
Sterile Processing Technician Curriculum Plan – August 29, 2018
The curriculum plan for SPT has been updated.
Students with Disabilities Statement – September 17, 2018
A statement regarding the rights of students with disabilities and the process for applying for a disability accommodation was added to the catalog.
Programmatic Accreditation for Neurodiagnostic Technologist Program – September 24, 2018
The Neurodiagnostic Technologist program was granted programmatic accreditation by the CAAHEP.
Drug Screening Required for Pharmacy Technician Students – September 25, 2018
All students enrolled in the Pharmacy Technician program are required to complete a drug screening by the first day of class.
Endoscopy Technician Curriculum Plan – September 27, 2018
The curriculum plan for ENDO has been updated.
Physical Exam Requirements – October 4, 2018
Vaccinations for tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis have been added to the physical exam requirements.
Makeup Hour Policy – October 19, 2018
Students are now permitted to do a minimum of 30 minutes per day when completing makeup hours.
Residency requirement – October 19, 2018
The rule stating that domestic students must maintain legal residency status throughout the duration of their program has been removed.