Nuclear Medicine Degree Concentration
Format: In person on the Armstrong Campus in Savannah
Credit Hours: 130
Nuclear medicine technologists prepare and administer radioactive drugs to patients for imaging, diagnosis or therapeutic purposes. Georgia Southern’s Nuclear Medicine concentration is one of less than 10 undergraduate programs of its kind in the country.
Incorporating physics, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, you will learn the latest procedures and practices for the industry and gain clinical experience in general nuclear medicine, Computed Tomography (CT) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET).
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- Radiological Sciences Degree Manual 2020-2022 (PDF)
Jobs in Nuclear Medicine
A Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences with a concentration in nuclear medicine will help you launch a specialized career in healthcare professions such as:
- Nuclear medicine technologist
- Radiation safety officer
- Chief technologist
- Imaging specialist in CT, PET
The Department of Clinical Sciences anticipates that graduates of this program will seek the following professional state licenses or national certifications: Registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist R.T.(N)., Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologists (CNMT) and state licensure.
The Department of Clinical Sciences has determined the required classes and educational activities of this academic program will qualify a graduate of this program to take the national ARRT examination to obtain Registered Nuclear Medicine Technologists RT(N) credentials. The department has not determined whether this program satisfies the requirements of all states and territories for Registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist RT(N) or state licensure. Visit the American Society of Radiologic Technologists to determine the requirements of your state or territory.
The Department of Clinical Sciences has determined the required classes and educational activities of this academic program will qualify a graduate of this program to take the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) exam to obtain Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologists credentials. The department has not determined whether this program satisfies the requirements of all states and territories for the Nuclear Medicine Technologist credential or state licensure. Visit the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) to determine the requirements of your state or territory.
Graduate achievement data is an indicator of program effectiveness, demonstrating the extent to which a program achieves its goals. The current report on graduate achievement data, identified by program, is available on the JRCNMT website:
Graduate Achievement Data for the Period January 1, 2019-December 31, 2021
|University||State||Highest Degree||Graduation Enrolled||Graduation Success||Job Placement||Number of Certification Exams||Certification Exam Success|
|Georgia Southern University||GA||BS||23||96%||73%||22||61%|
Goal 1: NM students/graduates will be clinically competent.
- All students will demonstrate satisfactory clinical performance.
- All NM students will apply clinically acquired skill sets.
Goal 2: NM students/graduates will possess critical thinking skills.
- All students will demonstrate the ability to perform nuclear medicine clinical/procedure calculations.
Goal 3: NM students/graduates will possess effective communication skills.
- All students will demonstrate effective oral communication skills.
- All students will demonstrate effective written communication skills.
Goal 4: NM students/graduates will demonstrate growth in professional development.
- All NM students will maintain membership in the professional societies.
- All NM students will maintain membership in the professional licensure.
Goal 5: NM students/graduates will be team orientated and compassionate.
- All NM students will perform community service hours.
- All NM students will reflect on the need to give back to the community in which they live and work.
Goal 6: The NM program will graduate students who are prepared for entry level NM positions.
- All NM students will sit for the national examinations as administered by the ARRT.
- All NM students will sit for the national examinations as administered by the NMTCB.
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Department of Clinical Sciences
Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419
The nuclear medicine concentration at Georgia Southern University is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT), 820 W. Danforth Rd, #B1 / Edmond, OK 73003; phone 405-285-0546; email@example.com; www.jrcnmt.org. This program is currently on probation but it is accredited. For more information go to JRCNMT online directory of accredited programs and read the accreditation letter linked to the program’s directory listing (https://www.jrcnmt.org/find-a-program/). Implications of attending a program that is on probation are available at https://www.jrcnmt.org/students/program-on-probation-faqs/.
Last updated: 6/29/2023