Program of Study

Course work includes clinical rotations to area health care facilities. Classroom instruction covers nuclear medicine procedures, general and nuclear physics, pathology, patient care and management, radiation protection, quality assurance, anatomy and physiology, radiobiology and instrumentation. Students must maintain a current CPR certification while enrolled in the clinical courses. Graduates of accredited programs are eligible to apply to take the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Boards’ national examination for certification and registration as nuclear medicine technologists.


Additional Information

Careers Available

Career positions are available for Nuclear Medicine technologists in most hospitals, outpatient imaging centers and cardiology practices.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Math, reading, high school human anatomy and physiology, health occupation classes and physics. High school biology, chemistry, and algebra (or equivalent college level courses) are required for
acceptance into this program.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Strong math and science aptitude, adaptability and flexibility to many situations, ability to work with individuals of various ages, cultural backgrounds and degrees of illness, empathetic and compassionate with good interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team environment as well as independently, good analytical and critical thinking skills and good technological computer skills.

Program Offerings

Program Credential Level Offered Code
Nuclear Medicine Technology Associate in Applied Science Day A45460 REVISED

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program, contact Jawahar Jesrani, Program Coordinator, at 336.734.7604 or jjesrani@forsythtech.edu.