Nuclear Medicine Technology

Nuclear Medicine Technology

Think Do Mak a Difference St. Cloud State University St. Cloud State University

As a nuclear medicine technology student, you will learn how to work with patients and how to perform nuclear medicine imaging procedures such as PET scans, bone scans and heart scans. You will begin with three years of science and liberal arts education. Through the required off-campus hospital internship in your final year, you will be well-prepared to pass the board exam and will graduate with all of the tools you need to be a well-trained nuclear medicine technologist. In our program, you will obtain a four-year degree and develop all of the skills needed to become a medical professional.

Program Highlights

  • Rigorous coursework in biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics.
  • Required clinical phase is a competitive off-campus hospital internship.
  • Clinical phase involves a high degree of patient contact.

Program Distinctions

  • Only public university in Minnesota with a bachelor of science program in nuclear medicine technology.
  • Graduates earn a bachelor's degree and qualify to take the nuclear medicine technology board exam.

Student Organizations

Major Minor Online Courses

University Facts & Stats

  • $106 million in scholarships loans and grants
  • 90+ nations represented on campus
  • 1 of 56 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award winners
  • Top 1% of the most affordable universities in Forbes' "America's Top Colleges" ranking

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  • Nuclear medicine technologist
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