Nuclear Medicine Technology Certificate
Get ready for an exciting career at the intersection of imaging, chemistry, technology and patient care.
PA College offers two options for nuclear medicine technology: a two-year associate degree or a 12-month academic certificate for those who have already completed college-level coursework. In this certificate program, you’ll work in a variety of clinical settings to perform diagnostic evaluations and treatment through the safe, effective use of radiopharmaceuticals. Learn alongside experienced professionals in a small class that’s designed to maximize one-on-one training.
Graduate outcomes are indicators of program effectiveness, demonstrating the extent to which a program achieves its goals. Programmatic graduate outcomes data reported on the JRCNMT website include: 5-year time period of current report; graduation rate; ARRT credentialing success; NMTCB credentialing success and job placement rate.
Our nuclear medicine technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Nuclear Medicine Technology. See more accreditation information.
Students applying for the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certificate must have completed college-level courses in:
- Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II
- Mathematics (a minimum of College Algebra)
- English Composition
- Social Sciences
Students enrolled in the Nuclear Medicine Technology programs at the following colleges have the first opportunity to enroll in the certificate program:
- Cedar Crest College
- Harrisburg Area Community College
- Immaculata University
- Millersville University of Pennsylvania
- York College of Pennsylvania
Other applicants must have earned an associate or bachelor’s degree, or have completed a two-year post-secondary allied health program.
Academic Certificate Program
Students already holding an associate or baccalaureate degree, or will have met the degree requirements from their primary educational program upon completion of the certificate program, may apply for the 12- month academic certificate program on a space available basis.
|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||32|