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Nuclear Medicine Technology - A.T.S (category B)

DESCRIPTION: The Salem Campus offers the Associate of Technical Study in Nuclear Medicine Technology as a completion program for certified radiologic technologists and diagnostic medical sonographers who have finished their training at an accredited institution and have been certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.

Students interested in one of these programs should apply to the Salem Campus and meet with the director of radiologic technology for additional application details. Upon admission to these programs, students will be granted 32 credit hours on the basis of their certification. The Salem Campus also offers the Associate of Technical Study in the following:
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Radiation Therapy Technology 
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Radiologic Technology with a concentration in Radiology Department Management
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:
Radiologic technologists held about 196,000 jobs in 2006. More than 60 percent of all jobs were in hospitals. Most other jobs were in offices of physicians; medical and diagnostic laboratories, including diagnostic imaging centers; and outpatient care centers.
(Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)

ADMISSION
REQUIREMENTS:
Must be a registered radiologic technologist, nuclear medicine technologist or diagnostic medical sonographer prior to program start. Program applicants are encouraged to meet with an advisor at the Salem campuses to discuss the program requirements.

GRADUATION
REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum 66-68 credit hours. Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and in major.

LANGUAGE
REQUIREMENT:
None

PROGRAM FEE: None
ACCREDITATION: The Salem Campus program is approved and accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT). The Ashtabula Campus program is not JRCNMT accredited, nor has it applied to the JRCNMT for accredited status.
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