| ACADEMICS | Majors & Minors | Nuclear Medicine Technology
Worcester State University offers, in conjunction with the University of Massachusetts Medical School, a concentration in Nuclear Medicine Technology, administered by a program advisory committee and accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology.Nuclear medicine is a study of techniques developed in hospitals, particularly in radiology, pathology and internal medicine departments. These techniques are used for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. Students interested in being considered candidates for admission to the program should contact either the program coordinator or the nominating committee as early in their college career as possible. The program is limited to a relatively small number of students.
Students majoring in biology, biotechnology, chemistry, or natural
science may pursue the concentration in nuclear medicine technology and follow the requirements for biology majors listed below.
Requirements for a major in biology, concentration in nuclear medicine technology, (48 credits) are as follows:
Prerequisites for the program include successful completion of:
Technical specialty courses of the NMT Program are:
The NMT program has had favorable outcomes in the past as well as in 2013, with a 100% board exam passing rate.
Students must meet with the Worcester State University NMT coordinator in order to apply for admission to this program. Prospective students should contact one or both of the following for further information: Frank Lamelas, Ph.D.WSU Associate Professor of Physics & NMT CoordinatorST 410-K508firstname.lastname@example.org Leo Nalivaika, MBA, CNMT, RT(N)UMass Memorial HealthcareDivision of Nuclear Medicine774email@example.com