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Nuclear Medicine Technology Program

If you have a keen interest in the health sciences and computer technology and are looking for a people-oriented career, consider Nuclear Medicine Technology.  Nuclear Medicine combines chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics, computer technology, and medicine in using radioactivity to diagnose and treat disease.

Students interested in the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program should contact Dr. Frank Lamelas, NMT Coordinator, Office: ST 410-K, 508-929-8553; e-mail:

Brochures and applications can be obtained from Dr. Lamelas. Information is also available in the Worcester State University Catalog. Tours of the Nuclear Medicine facilities at the University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center may be reserved by contacting Mr. Leo A. Nalivaika, MBA,CNMT;  774-443-2649; e-mail:

For more information on nuclear medicine technology check out The Society for Nuclear Medicine WebSite: 

Pre-requisite courses for the NMT program:
BI 161/162, CH 120/121, MA 190, PY 221/222 or PY 241/242

Application and interview dates:
Applications for February interviews are due on Dec. 31.

Success rate of recent students:
80% of the NMT students completed the program in Spring 2013
100% of the students who completed the program passed the certification exam.

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