Nuclear Medicine Technology

Nuclear Medicine Technology

Get the education needed to be a nuclear medicine technologist, and begin a rewarding career in health care.

Program Details

The unique combination of imaging and patient treatment required from nuclear medical 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 in our nuclear medicine program , 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 working in an entry-level nuclear medicine technologist job.

See the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ job outlook.

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.

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Exam
Pass Rate
92%
Job
Growth
7%
Median Salary
$76,820
Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

All program applicants must meet general admission requirements.

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Tuition

Tuition & Fees

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Course Delivery

Course Delivery

This course is offered both
online and in-person.

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Curriculum

First Year: Associate in Applied Science Degree
Second Year: Associate in Applied Science Degree

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 Achievement Report

PA College cannot guarantee clinical rotations for students who have not received the COVID-19 vaccine.

Accreditation

Our nuclear medicine technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Nuclear Medicine Technology. See more accreditation information.

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Simulated patients. Real scenarios.

At the area's newest and most advanced clinical simulation lab, You'll feel like you're on the job from day one.

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Meet the Faculty

Anthony Montagnese

Anthony D. Montagnese, MS, DABR

Certified Medical Physicist/Radiation Safety Officer

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Madeline Greth

Madeline Greth

Interim Nuclear Medicine Program Director

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