The academic curriculum and the clinical training facilities have been selected to provide a program that is educational and comprehensive in its methods and capable of thoroughly training students in the principles, ethics and practices of Nuclear Medicine Technology. During this fifteen month, full-time program, students will study nuclear medicine from its roots to present day technology, then explore its future potential in diagnostic and therapeutic medicine. Graduates from the program are awarded a certificate from Rutgers-SHP and qualify to be examined for certification by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board and/or American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. There is also an option to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Allied Health in conjunction with one of seven affiliated colleges.
Certificate in Nuclear Medicine Technology
This option is designed for applicants with a minimum of 60 college credits or a graduate of an accredited 2 year allied health program such as (but not limited to) radiography or nursing.
The curriculum for the professional component is the same for all options.
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will receive a certificate or a BS degree and will be eligible for examination by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and/or the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board.