Offered by Health Science Programs:

Pre-Nuclear Medicine Technology

The following two year program is based on the requirements for admission to the Division of Radiation Science Technology Education at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska. A minimum 48 hours of pre-nuclear medicine technology courses must be completed. The Nuclear Medicine Technology Program at UNMC is a two-year (72 credit hour) program. Competition for a place in this clinical program is intense and admission is not guaranteed. Therefore, students should also plan for a college major.

  1. Requirements
    • Take all of the following:
      • BIOL 325, Medical Terminology - 1 hour
      • CHEM 160GS, General Chemistry - 3 hours
      • CHEM 160LGS, General Chemistry Laboratory - 1 hour
      • ENG 101GS, Expository Writing I - 3 hours
      • ENG 102GS, Expository Writing II - 3 hours
      • MATH 102*, College Algebra - 3 hours
      • *Students with sufficient preparation may enter the mathematics program at a higher level.
      • PHYS 205GS, General Physics - 5 hours (Prereq: MATH 103 or permission of instructor)
      • SPCH 100GS, Fundamentals of Speech Communication - 3 hours
      • STAT 241, Elementary Statistics - 3 hours
    • Take 4 hours of biology from:
  2. Electives

Students should check with other specific schools of nuclear medicine technology to which they intend to apply to ensure that any other requirements are fulfilled.

17 Dec 2007