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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 R.T.(R)(ARRT) certification by the deadline for program's course registration;
  • Have earned a bachelor of science degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning;
  • Have completed all courses within a radiography program with a grade of C or better;
  • Have successfully completed (a grade of C or better) Anatomy and Physiology with Lab (2 courses), Chemistry with Lab (1 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 3.00 on a 4.00 scale;
  • Successfully complete a background check at time of registration.
  • 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;
  • Have current CPR certification by the deadline for program's course registration; and
  • Complete an interview.

Any questions related to a submitted application or receipt of support documentation should be directed to the program admissions counselor:

  • Office of Enrollment Management
    University of Mississippi Medical Center
    2500 N. State St.
    Jackson, MS 39216-4505
    (601) 984-1080
    Fax: (601) 984-1079

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*Note.  The GRE is no longer required for students applying for the Summer 2024 term or later.