Nuclear Medicine Technology Fast Facts
Undergraduate Degrees Offered
Bachelor of Science in Radiation Science Technology
For admittance into the Advanced Post-Primary Program, the technologist must have completed an accredited radiography program and be certified in their profession (ARRT).
Admission to the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program requires the applicant to successfully complete the following prior to matriculation:
University / College Required Prerequisites
Successful completion of 35-50 semester hours at an accredited college or university. The required semester hours must include the following:
- English Composition (6 semester hours)*
- College Algebra (3 semester hours)
- Statistics (3 semester hours)
- Chemistry with Lab (4 semester hours required, 8 semester hours suggested)
- Human Anatomy & Physiology with Lab (5-8 semester hours)
- General Physics (4 semester hours required, 8 semester hours suggested)
- Medical Terminology (2 semester hours)
- Speech / Oral Communications / Public Speaking (3 semester hours)
- Humanities (3 semester hours) and Social Sciences (3 semester hours) (psychology & sociology suggested)
A maximum of 6 College Level Examination Program (CLEP) or Advanced Placement (AP) semester
hours will be accepted for transfer. CLEP semester hours in math and science will not be accepted & no
more than 3 CLEP or AP hours of English Composition will be accepted.
All science courses must be basic science courses for science majors.
Job shadowing and/or volunteering in the field of nuclear medicine technology prior to completion of the application process is highly recommended.
An optional one semester of computed tomography curriculum has been added to the end of the Nuclear Medicine Program to allow students the opportunity to receive clinical CT education. The additional semester is intended to better prepare students for the technologies of nuclear medicine PET/CT and SPECT/CT.
College prerequisites, course requirements, and program requirements are subject to change.
Required by the School of Allied Health Professions Academic and Student Affairs
1. On-line Application for Undergraduate Admission
2. $70 non-refundable application processing fee
3. One (1) set of official transcripts
4. If your native language is not English, click this link: English proficiency requirement
5. If you completed coursework from an institution outside the USA: Foreign transcripts
Required by Radiation Science Technology Education – Nuclear Medicine Program
1. Completion of 35-50 semester hours prior to matriculation
-Grades lower than “C” will not transfer to UNMC for credit
2. Demonstrated capability in upper division science and math courses
3. Three (3) letters of recommendation
4. Written narrative and resume
5 Yr Graduation Rate: 100%
5 Yr Attrition Rate: 0%
|7 Yr Ave- Number of applicants: 28||7 Yr Ave-Number of students accepted: 6|
|7 Yr Ave- Overall Prerequisite GPA of applicants: 3.55||7 Yr Ave Overall Prerequisite GPA of accepted students: 3.74|
|Average Science GPA of applicants: 3.31||Average Science GPA of accepted students: 3.39|
7 Yr Average- NMTCB Scaled Board Scores: 86.05 (97th Percentile in comparison to national average)
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