KU Nuclear Medicine Technology certificate program

Brain tissue imaging slices

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. 

Female nuclear medicine technology assistant looking at scans (image)

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.

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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
Graduation rate: 100%
First-time pass rate on Nuclear Medicine
Technology Certification Board examination:
First-time pass rate on American Registry
of Radiologic Technologists
national certification examination:
Last modified: Feb 17, 2017

Prospective Students
The priority deadline to apply to this program is February 1. Applications may be accepted after the deadline based on space available in the next class.

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For information on total program costs, enrollment information, and occupations available with this training, please see the gainful employment disclosure.