Nuclear Medicine Degree Concentration
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).
Forms and Resources
- Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences Student Handbook 2020-2022 (PDF)
- 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 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). and state licensure
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 to obtain The Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic 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.
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:
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Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences
Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus
Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences Dept #4901
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419
Last updated: 10/12/2021