Program information

When does school start?

The Tuesday following Labor Day in September of each year.

How long is the program?

12 months

Where will I do my clinicals?

Clinical Sites include: Research Medical Center, Truman Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, St. Luke’s Hospital , Children’s Mercy Hospital, Centerpoint Medical Center and Cardinal Health Radiopharmacy

All students will rotate through most of the clinical sites. Rotations are typically from 2 to 6 weeks in length.

How much does it cost?

  • $40 application fee
  • $4280 tuition
  • $300 radiopharmacy fee
  • $4620 total paid to school

Other costs include books, uniforms and background check, approximately $1060

What are the admission requirements? What pre-requisite courses are required?

  • ARRT with Associates degree
  • Medical Technologist MLS (ASCP)
  • Bachelor of Science degree, science background preferred
  • Minimum GPA 2.5 out of 4.0

Pre-requisite college courses

  • Human Anatomy & Physiology I & II with lab or equivalent
  • General/College Physics
  • General Chemistry with lab
  • English Composition
  • Oral Communications
  • College Algebra
  • Medical Terminology
  • Humanities Course
  • Social Sciences Course

What courses will I take?

Semester I

  • Foundations in Nuclear Medicine
  • Nuclear Medicine Physics and Instrumentation I
  • Radiopharmacy
  • Clinical Procedures I
  • Clinical Practicum I

Semester II

  • Nuclear Medicine Physics and Instrumentation II
  • Radiation Safety and Radiation Biology
  • Clinical Procedures II
  • Clinical Practicum II

Semester III

  • Clinical Procedures III
  • NMT Seminar
  • Clinical Practicum