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Certificate in Nuclear Medicine Technology

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Applicants must currently be one of the following registered professionals. Credentials or transcripts not from an accredited U.S. academic institution require evaluation by the KU International Student Services Office before they can be accepted for eligibility.

  • Registered Radiology Technologist (ARRT)*
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (ARDMS)*
  • Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (ARDMS)*
  • Certified Medical Technologist
  • Registered Nurse
  • Associate's degree in a medical imaging profession with current registry or licensure
  • Bachelor’s degree in a health science field (i.e., biology or chemistry)

*The applicant may be a registry candidate but must pass the registry before entrance into the program.

Prerequisite course work, grade-point average and health/physical requirements also apply. Prospective students should review the complete program eligibility requirements and application instructions on the program's website.


The following college courses must be completed to be eligible for the nuclear medicine program.

  • College algebra
  • College English
  • Computer science
  • Chemistry with lab
  • General physics
  • Medical terminology
  • Humanities course
  • Social sciences course
  • Human anatomy and human physiology
  • Human anatomy or human physiology lab
  • Speech/Oral communication

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