Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences
Waters College of Health Professions

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), making you eligible to be dually certified.

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
  • Mammography technologist
  • Imaging specialist in CT, PET

Professional Licensure

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.

Program Outcomes

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 Report

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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

Radiologic Sciences

Phone: 912-344-2802
Fax: 912-344-3442
Email: smcgee@georgiasouthern.edu

Accreditation

Nuclear medicine is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT 406-883-0003).

JRCNMT

Last updated: 10/12/2020

Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus 

Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences Dept # 4901
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419