Program Start: Fall Term
Accepting applications for Degree: every other year (even)
Certificate: every year (except 2021)
Applications Due: April 1
knowledge necessary for entry-level employment in the general practice of nuclear medicine technology. Nuclear medicine is an imaging health science used to diagnose and treat disease states through the administration of radioactive isotopes to patients. Technologists then image the characteristics and functions of tissues or organs in which the drugs localize. Employment opportunities exist in hospitals, physicians’ offices and clinics.
The 12-month certificate program is designed for students who may already have a college degree and who wish to expand their skills in the field of nuclear medicine technology. Both programs include an externship in a nuclear medicine facility. Graduates are eligible to take the national examination leading to certification as a nuclear medicine technologist.
Graduates have the opportunity to enter careers with strong earning potential.