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Nuclear Medicine Admission Requirements

In addition to UMMC admission standards and general SHRP admission requirements, candidates seeking admission to the Nuclear Medicine Technology program must:

  • Hold current ARRT (R) registration or be registry eligible;
  • Have earned a bachelor of science degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning;
  • Have successfully completed (a grade of C or better) Anatomy & Physiology with Lab (2 courses), Chemistry with Lab (one course), and General Physics (1 course) or Radiologic Physics completed within an accredited Radiologic Sciences program;
  • Have a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on 4.00 scale;
  • Submit an official GRE report that includes verbal, quantitative, and analytical writing scores;
  • Provide three (3) letters of recommendation:
    • One (1) from current or past radiologic sciences program director
    • One (1) from current radiologic sciences clinical coordinator, if student; or supervisor, if employed
    • One (1) from a member of the community
  • Provide documentation of a minimum of 8 hours of observation in a nuclear medicine department;
  • Hold current CPR certification at the time of registration; and
  • Complete an interview.

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