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Nuclear Medicine Technology Program Admission and Progression Policy

Admission Procedure

For admission to the Professional Nuclear Medicine Sequence: Students should officially apply to the professional sequence between January 15th and 30th if they will have their qualifications completed by the end of the previous semester (Fall) for consideration for the following Fall semester start.

Prerequisite Courses and Requirements

  • MATH 110 (with a letter grade of “C”), equivalency or proficiency (Math ACT subscore of 19 or higher). Note: MATH 116 is required for graduation.
  • College chemistry course with a lab component with a letter grade of at least “C” or one year of high school chemistry with a letter grade of at least “B”. *NOTE* CHEM 114 is required for graduation.
  • Applicants will be considered ineligible for the program with two unsuccessful (less than a letter grade of “C”) attempts in any required course.
  • A student must maintain a college cumulative GPA of 2.5 (or a High School cumulative GPA of 3.0).
  • Group Advising will be offered Fall and Spring Semester. Notices will be posted on campus for the dates and times for group advising. It is the student’s responsibility to attend a group advising session each semester. Updates regarding the program will be announced during these meeting times so it is crucial that the student attend.
  • Admission to the program is determined by program qualification date and priority date (Application date to the program).

Progression Policy

  • A letter grade of “C” or higher is required for all Nuclear Medicine Technology Program requirements including core and general education courses.
    • Any student that receives less than a letter grade of “C” in one Nuclear Medicine Technology course must stop the Nuclear Medicine Technology sequence. Theymust re-apply to the program to repeat the course the next time it is offered (if a seat is available).
    • Two unsuccessful (less than a letter grade of “C”) attempts in any required course (or two unsuccessful attempts in the same course) will result in dismissal from the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program.
  • If at any time a student’s college cumulative GPA falls below a 2.5 they will be dismissed from the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program.
  • All general education requirements must be completed prior to the start of internship.   Any student not completing all these requirements will not be allowed to enter internship.

Notices

If a student is dismissed from the program, they may not return to the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program for a minimum of 5 years.

Any student with a conviction record is advised to contact the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist and the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board in regards to their ability to take the registry examinations upon completion of the program.

Students may need to relocate for clinical internship.

Information in regard to status is mailed to last address provided. It is the student’s responsibility to maintain current contact information with the college. Contact the Timme Center for Student Services to select your records.

Revised 6/12/08