* An Associate of Science degree is considered a terminal degree. The decision on course transferability rests with the receiving institution.
Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology instructs students in the use of radioactive material to visualize diagnose and treat pathology through proper utilization of specialized equipment and techniques.
The program provides entry-level lectures in positron imaging tomography (PET) and computerized axial tomography (CT). Graduates are eligible to sit for certification examinations given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-N) and the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB).
Click here to review the following Nuclear Medicine Program Lakeland Campus Outcomes: certification pass rate, student graduation rate and job placement rate.
The following objectives are designed to meet the University’s mission and objectives:
The program’s mission is further defined in the following goals:
To receive an Associate of Science degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology, students must earn a total of 93.0 credit hours.
Each course in Nuclear Medicine Technology is a prerequisite for the subsequent course and must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher to proceed successfully through the program.
Program requirements are as follows:
|Nuclear Medicine Technology Major Courses (63.0 credit hours)|
|Nuclear Medicine Seminar||5.0 credit hours|
|Radiation Safety and Health Physics||5.0 credit hours|
|Nuclear Medicine Instrumentation||5.0 credit hours|
|Nuclear Medicine Methodology I||5.0 credit hours|
|Nuclear Medicine Physics||5.0 credit hours|
|Nuclear Medicine Methodology II||5.0 credit hours|
|PET/CT Procedures and Radiopharmacy||5.0 credit hours|
|Methodology III||5.0 credit hours|
|Clinical Rotation I||3.0 credit hours|
|Clinical Rotation II||3.0 credit hours|
|Clinical Rotation III||3.0 credit hours|
|Clinical Rotation IV||3.0 credit hours|
|Clinical Rotation V||3.0 credit hours|
|Clinical Rotation VI||3.0 credit hours|
|Capstone||5.0 credit hours|
Note: Each course in the Nuclear Medicine Technology major is a prerequisite for the subsequent course and therefore must be passed with a minimum “C” grade in order to proceed successfully through the program.
* An Associate of Science Degree is considered a terminal degree and is not transferable.
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