The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Also see Nuclear Medicine Technology (555).
Nuclear medicine is an imaging health science that is used to diagnose and treat disease states. Nuclear medicine technologists administer radioactive isotopes attached to radiopharmaceuticals to patients and then image the characteristics and functions of tissues or organs in which the drugs localize. Nuclear medicine differs from other diagnostic imaging technologies because it determines the presence of disease on the basis of metabolic changes rather than changes in organ structure.Applicants are required to have a C or better grade in college chemistry, anatomy and physiology 1 and 2, physics and algebra and a basic computer course.The 12-month program is designed for students wanting to expand their background by qualifying for the field of nuclear medicine technology. Enrollment is limited by available clinical sites and other factors. Students must make separate applications to this program. This program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT), 2000 W. Danforth Road, Suite 130 #203, Edmond, OK 73003; 405.285.0546, www.jrcnmt.org. Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will: