Nuclear Medicine Technology Associate Degree
The unique combination of imaging and patient treatment required from nuclear technologists means they need both a certain skillset and very specific training. These technologists operate highly sophisticated equipment to help doctors make diagnoses and treat illness.
PA College offers the only associate degree in nuclear medicine technology in Central Pennsylvania. As a student of nuclear medicine technology, you’ll work with a classroom and clinical curriculum that evolves with the field. After graduating with the knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of numerous professions, you’ll be able to enter field-specific training programs, take certification exams or begin work as an entry-level nuclear medicine technologist.
Students currently enrolled in nuclear medicine technology degree programs may be eligible for our certificate program. Associate or bachelor’s degree holders may also be eligible.
First Year: Associate in Applied Science Degree Total Credits: 32
|BIO 175||Human Anatomy & Physiology I||4|
|ENG 100||English Composition||3|
|MAT 160||College Algebra||3|
|CMP 150||Digital Foundations Seminar||3|
|BIO 176||Human Anatomy & Physiology II||4|
|CHE 100||General Chemistry I||3|
|SOC 100 or SOC 200||Introduction to Sociology or Cultural Diversity||3|
|Total Combined Credits||32|
Second Year: Associate in Applied Science Degree Total Credits: 32
|HSC 100||Medical Terminology||1|
|HSC 101||Methods of Patient Care||1|
|NMT 201||Nuclear Medicine Theory I||4|
|NMT 211||Nuclear Medicine Clinical I||5|
|PHI 210||Ethical and Legal Dimensions in the Health Sciences||1|
|HSC 195||Cross-Sectional Anatomy||1|
|NMT 202||Nuclear Medicine Theory II||6|
|NMT 212||Nuclear Medicine Clinical II||5|
|Summer Session I & II Combined||Credits|
|NMT 203||Nuclear Medicine Theory III||2|
|NMT 213||Nuclear Medicine Internship||6|
|Total Combined Credits||64|
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Our nuclear medicine technology degree is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Nuclear Medicine Technology. See more accreditation information.