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Nuclear Medicine Technology (A.A.S.)

​​​​​​Description

Nuclear Medicine is the use of radioactive materials and sophisticated electronic scanning equipment to diagnose and treat certain suspected or known disorders of the human body. The three most common procedures are organ imaging, laboratory analysis and therapeutic administration.

Students enrolled in the 22-month Nuclear Medicine Technology (NMT) program spend the first year building a core of liberal arts and science courses and basic concepts of NMT. The second year is spent primarily in clinical training, with additional instructional courses at the College.

NMT students must complete the minimum number of required hours of clinical instruction, which are scheduled throughout the program in collaboration with clinical affiliates. Clinical hours occur during all College sessions, including Interterm.

Program Goals

Upon successful completion of the NMT program requirements, graduates are eligible to apply for board certification through national certifying agencies: The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board.

Admissions

NMT is a selective admissions program. Students must be accepted to the program before registering for any NMT courses.

Rowan College requires all students accepted into the NMT program to complete a criminal history background check (CHBC), a mandatory requirement of clinical agencies to engage in patient care. Students denied the opportunity to participate in the clinical agency as a result of the CHBC will be dismissed from the NMT program.

Program Classes

Students may download the Program Requirements​ to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.

 

The RCGC Catalog provides class descriptions.

The Class Schedule Listing shows the availability of classes for each semester.

Program Advisor
Prospective Students:
For more information on the two-step admissions process, click here.
To schedule an appointment with an Admissions Coordinator, click here and select "Future Nursing and Allied Health Students"
Call:  856-415-2209
Email:  admissions@rcgc.edu

Current RCGC Students:
Shawn Rutter, Counseling Advisor
To schedule an appointment with Shawn Rutter, click here.
Call:  856-468-5000, ext. 2204
Email:  srutter@rcgc.edu

NOTE: Students involved with other groups (Educational Opportunity Fund​, Student Athlete, etc.) report to that advisor.
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Download Program Requirements(Effective for class entering 9/2013 & after)

 

Transfer Options

Through the College’s new premier partnership with Rowan University and other college partnership programs, students are admitted concurrently to Rowan College and one of its partnering universities —​ immediately beginning their studies toward an advanced degree. 

In addition, the College also maintains 75 program articulation agreements with four-year institutions. After successfully completing an associate degree, students have the option to transfer to the university or college of their choice.

Rowan College students have transferred to the following universities, as well as others:​

  • Widener University

  • Wilmington University

  • Rowan University

Students may visit the Career and Planning (CAP) Center to discuss transfer options.​

Career Opportunities

U.S. News & World Report shows where the NMT​ profession ranks in U.S. News' Best Health Care Jobs listing.

Students may visit the CAP Center to discuss career options.

Disclaimer:
The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.
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