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  Feb 24, 2018
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Nuclear Medicine (A.A.S.)

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Program Advisor: Contact Tamra Rocsko, 354-6071 ( or Javier Herrera, 354-6007 ( or Sandra De La Rosa, 371-5456 (

Associate in Applied Science
Major Code - NMTT.AAS.NM

Prepares students with the basic skills required of a beginning staff technologist practicing in nuclear medicine. Upon satisfactory completion of the curriculum, the graduate will be eligible to write the national certification examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and/or the National Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB).

All of the major requirement courses are to be taken in a sequential order or at the advisement of the department major advisor. A grade of C or higher is required for satisfactory completion of all courses. To continue in the program, a student may repeat a NMTT course only one time and may repeat no more than two NMTT courses while enrolled in the program. The term “repeat” shall be interpreted to mean re-enrollment following withdrawal, drop or unsatisfactory grade.

A student seeking entry into Nuclear Medicine must file a specific program application form and complete additional admission procedures as required. Information is available on the NMT website.

Students may not take any of the major NMT courses until acceptance into the program.

Program Requirements

General Education Requirements (15 Semester Hours)

Communication - 3 Hours

Social/Behavioral Sciences - 3 Hours

Life & Physical Sciences/Mathematics - 3 Hours

Language, Philosophy & Culture/Creative Arts - 3 Hours

Institutional Requirement - 3 Hours

Total (60 Semester Hours)

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