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Nuclear Medicine Technology

Nuclear Medicine

Using radioactive materials, Nuclear Medicine Technologists visualize functioning organs.

Fast Facts:

  • 12 month program
  • Classes begin in July
  • Application Deadline: March 1st; March 15th for all other requirements
  • 6-9 students accepted for each class

  • Completed Application Process.
  • Minimum hours from UCA, HSU, or SAU or a baccalaureate degree with the prerequisite courses listed below .
  • A BHCLR applicant must be a high school graduate or have a GED prior to program start date.
  • Submit ACT scores. We will accept SAT if necessary.
  • Interview with the selection committee.
  • Complete the Personal Statement form and two Recommendation forms in addition to the application.
  • Please note that these are minimum requirements and applicants are ranked according to academic criteria and the results of the formal interview with the selection committee.
  • View Application Information.
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology Checklist

  • College Algebra
  • General Chemistry with Laboratory
  • General Physics
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology (two courses, each with a laboratory)
  • Written Communications course

Applicant must have earned a final grade of "C" or better in order for the courses listed above to transfer.

  • Nuclear Medicine 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 by clicking on the following link: Graduate Outcomes Report



How much does the Nuclear Medicine Program cost?
The cost of the Baptist Health School of Nuclear Medicine Technology varies depending on the individual student. Please download the Allied Health cost plan for estimated costs.

What if I have a scholarship from the University of Central Arkansas or Henderson State University?
If you have a scholarship from the University of Central Arkansas or HSU, it will not transfer into Baptist Health School of Nuclear Medicine Technology. However, all other state and federal financial aid will be obtained through the university. Baptist Health School of Nuclear Medicine Technology students may also apply for scholarships through the Baptist Health Financial Aid Office.

How many days a week will I be in class?
As a student in the Baptist Health School of Nuclear Medicine Technology, you will be in class 5 days per week.

Do you offer night or online classes?
At this time, the Baptist Health School of Nuclear Medicine Technology does not offer classes at night or online.

How much do Nuclear Medicine Technologists make?
Earnings for Nuclear Medicine Technologists vary greatly, and have many different factors. Please visit the US Department of Labor website to find out earning information about Nuclear Medicine Technologists. http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos104.htm

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