Format: In person at Armstrong Campus Credit Hours: 130 Students accepted: 10 Clinical sites: 9, including sites in Georgia and South Carolina. Program Coordinator:Dr. Rochelle Bornett Lee
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), making you eligible to be dually certified.
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
Imaging specialist in CT, PET
The Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences anticipates that graduates of this program will seek the following professional state licenses or national certifications: Registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist R.T.(N).
The Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences has determined that the required classes and educational activities of this academic program will qualify a graduate of this program to take the exam for a state license (or certificate) in Georgia (not applicable) or any other state or territory. For required disclosures on whether this program satisfies the license requirements of all states and territories for a Registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist click here to check the requirements of your state or territory.
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