KU Nuclear Medicine Technology certificate program

KU's Nuclear Medicine Technology certificate is a 12-month accredited program which prepares technologists to inject radiopharmaceuticals and use highly technical cameras and computers in a clinical setting.

Brain tissue imaging slicesThe program is offered in connection with the Department of Radiology and the The University of Kansas Hospital for clinical instruction while application and student services are handled by the University of Kansas. The program was first available as an academic program in the School of Health Professions (formerly the School of Allied Health) in 2000. 

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.

Female nuclear medicine technology assistant looking at scans (image)

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 (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013), the performance of graduates of the KU Nuclear Medicine Technology program was as follows:

Total number of program graduates: 11
Graduation rate: 92%
First-time pass rate on Nuclear Medicine
Technology Certification Board examination:
First-time pass rate on American Registry
of Radiologic Technologists
national certification examination:

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

Last modified: Jul 31, 2014

Prospective Students
The priority deadline to apply to this program is February 1. Applications are no longer being accepted for the class entering fall 2014. Applications will be available for the next year's class on Sept. 1.

Please review the eligibility and requirements for this program.

Careers in Nuclear Medicine
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Transfer Students
Due to the twelve-month intense training period, we do not accept advanced placement, part-time or transfer students.

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