A.A.S. Program Course List

Allied Health

Nuclear Medicine

A.A.S. Degree (W)

Nuclear Medicine is an imaging and therapeutic profession that utilizes minute traces of radioactive material in the determination of pathologic and physiologic conditions within the body. Students are trained in the proper techniques of intravenous radionuclide administrations, therapies, intricate computer applications, and detailed clinical procedures. The program is fully accredited through the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine (JRCNMT) and prepares students for the national certification examination.

Students obtain clinical experience and competency at various hospitals and outpatient laboratories. Academically ready students can apply to the program following the guidelines of the Allied Health competitive admission process. Interested applicants should review the information provided here and contact their program advisor for application requirements.


Courses Credits
ENG 101 Crit Thinking & Acad Writing 3
ENG 102 Composition and Research 3
MAT 181 Algebra and Trigonometry I 4
PSY 121 General Psychology 3
SOC 213 Ethical Issues in Health Care 3


Courses Credits
HLH 215 Cardiovascular Monitoring 2
NMT 101 Patient Care for the NMT 2
NMT 115 Intro to NMT with Clinical Lab 4
NMT 121 Computers & Informatics 2
NMT 201 Nuclear Medicine I 4
NMT 202 Nuclear Medicine II 3
NMT 203 Nuclear Medicine III 2
NMT 211 Scan Reading I 1
NMT 212 Scan Reading & PET/CT 1
NMT 222 Nuclear Physics 3
NMT 223 Nuclear Med Instrumentation 4
NMT 224 Radiopharmacy & Pharmacology 2
NMT 226 Radiobiology/Protection 2
NMT 295 Clinical Internship I 4
NMT 296 Clinical Internship II 5
NMT 297 Clinical Internship III w/CT 6
PHY 112 Physics for Allied Health 4


Courses Credits
BIO 100 Medical Terminology 3
BIO 120 Anatomy and Physiology I 5
BIO 121 Anatomy and Physiology II 5
CHM 110 General Chemistry 4
CHM 111 Intro to Organic & Biochemstry 4
MAT 135 Biomedical Statistics 3