Nuclear Medicine Technology Certificate Technical Certificate of Credit Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
The Nuclear Medicine Technology program provides specialty education for radiologic technologists, medical technologists, cardiovascular technologists, diagnostic medical sonographers, nurses, respiratory therapists, and those in other fields that have a national certification in a patient care health related field with a minimum of an associate degree. Persons with bachelor's degrees and significant patient care experience, may also be eligible. The program also provides preparation for the ARRT and/or NMTCB certification exams in nuclear medicine technology. This 12 month program begins each fall semester. Classes are conducted every week either on campus or through distance education. Travel to campus is normally once or twice per month. Clinical experience is obtained at affiliated clinical sites. A grade of 75% or better is required in each course. Full-time status is required.
Applicants who have worked as nuclear medicine technologists for a minimum of two years may qualify for the Non-Traditional program. Contact the program for more information.
Additional admission procedures for all applicants are required for this program. Admission is based on college grade point averages, personal interviews, references, and evaluation of motivation and individual qualities needed to successfully complete the nuclear medicine technology program.
All applicants must present postsecondary education credits for human anatomy and physiology, college algebra, humanities, social science, oral and written communications, general chemistry with lab, and general physics. Basic computer knowledge is also strongly recommended. Junior colleges, universities and postsecondary technical institutes may be used to earn these course prerequisites to study in nuclear medicine.
Download the Nuclear Medicine Program Packet for application materials and other pertinent information. The application deadline for priority consideration is April 15. Applications received after the deadline will be accepted if space permits.