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Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nuclear medicine technology falls under the broad
area of diagnostic imaging, specifically the use of
radionuclides, that aid in diagnosing and treating
disease. The program is the only university-based
Nuclear Medicine Technology program in Michigan
and combines general education and specialized
courses with clinical training. Specialized courses
include advanced instrumentation, advanced
imaging, advanced cardiology, research
methodology and radiopharmacology.
Graduates of this program are well prepared to work
in the field of nuclear medicine and are eligible to
take the national certifying examinations for registry
in nuclear medicine technology. Faster-than-average
job growth will arise from an increase in the number
of persons needing these diagnostic procedures.
The program is fully accredited by the Joint Review
Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear
Medicine Technology.
Nuclear Medicine Technology is a course-specific
degree completion program with a four-year
sequence that begins promptly upon acceptance
and enrollment in Grand Rapids. Individuals are
encouraged to enter the program as a first-year
Bachelor of Science
Nuclear Medicine Completion Online Admission Requirements:
Registered/licensed
Graduate of an accredited program
GPA min: 2.5
Completed application
Copy of license
Official transcripts from other educational institutions
Admission Requirements for the Pre-Nuclear Medicine Program
at Grand Rapids Location:
Application and acceptance to the University
Additional application to the professional sequence of the Nuclear
Medicine Technology Program (Students should officially apply to
the professional sequence between January 15 and January 30)
Admission Requirements for the Professional Sequence:
HS diploma or GED and all official college transcripts
High school students: minimum GPA of 3.0 and ACT math subscore
of 19 or higher and a chemistry course of “B” or higher
Transfer students: minimum college GPA of 2.5, an ACT math subscore
of 19 or higher or completion of Ferris’ equivalent MATH 110 with
a “C” or higher and one semester of a chemistry course and lab
with a “C” or higher in no more than two attempts and less than
five years old.
Credit hours required for graduation: 120
College of Health Professions
Locations:
Grand Rapids
Online
Bachelor’s Degrees
student and be dually-enrolled with Grand Rapids
Community College; however, students may also
enter with college-earned credit.
Ferris now offers an opportunity for certified and/or
licensed nuclear medicine technologists to complete
the degree program online.
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