KU's 12-month, accredited certificate program in nuclear medicine technology prepares technologists to inject radiopharmaceuticals and use highly technical cameras and computers in a clinical setting.
The program is offered via a collaboration between the University of Kansas and The University of Kansas Health System's Department of Radiology. The program was first available as an academic program in the School of Health Professions in 2000.
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Kellee George, MS, RT (R)(N), CNMT
A certificate from the University of Kansas is awarded to the student upon successful completion of the program.
Graduates are eligible to take the national registry examinations given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and/or the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board.
The University of Kansas certificate program in Nuclear Medicine Technology is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology.
Performance of Graduates
For the four most recent calendar years (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016), the performance of graduates of the KU Nuclear Medicine Technology program was as follows:
|Total number of program graduates:||12|
|First-time pass rate on Nuclear Medicine
Technology Certification Board examination:
|First-time pass rate on American Registry
of Radiologic Technologists
national certification examination:
Graduate outcomes are indicators of program effectiveness, demonstrating the extent to which a program achieves its goals. Programmatic graduate outcomes data reported on the JRCNMT website include: 5-year time period of current report; graduation rate; ARRT credentialing success; NMTCB credentialing success and job placement rate.