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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. 



Option 1 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. 

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Option 2  Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Sciences (BSMIS) – Completion Degree

This option is only available to Biology majors at selected four-year colleges & universities in NJ. 

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Option 3 Second Bachelor of Science

Prospective students must have a baccalaureate degree (BS or BA) from an accredited United States University or College or the equivalent from a foreign “accredited” school.

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Option 4

Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Sciences (BSMIS) Post Completion of Certificate Option


The BSMIS is a joint degree with Thomas Edison State College. Rutgers-SHP Graduates of the Vascular Sonography certificate program that have successfully passed their national board examinations can continue their education to complete a BS degree.

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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.











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