This page is a guide to the application process. Please carefully read the requirements and proceed to the online application link down the page.
Confirm that you are eligible to apply
PLEASE NOTE: The requirements for admission to this program are very specific and exceptions or substitutions to prerequisites and qualifications are not allowed. This is one of the most frequent questions from prospective students each year and often leads to applications which are immediately disqualified upon arrival. Please double-check all the requirements before making application. Our frequently asked questions may also be helpful.
Before you start the online application
It will be helpful if you have the following information ready before starting the online application:
Personal essay/summary of interest: Please write a brief (2-3 paragraphs) summary of reasons why you wish to enter the nuclear medicine technology program and include future plans or desired employment, career goals, etc.
Resume (suggested, but not required)
Professional license, as applicable
References: Applicants will enter the names and contact information (including email addresses) of three (3) individuals into the online application. The system will then prompt each person to submit the reference online.
A reference should be a faculty member, advisor, employer or other person familiar with the applicant's work and character. The recommendations may not be obtained from family members, friends, etc. Make sure each reference is willing to submit this electronically, and inform him or her that they will be receiving an email from “KU Medical Center <firstname.lastname@example.org>” requesting them to submit a reference for you online.
Review the technical standards and requirements. Upon acceptance into the program, students are required to acknowledge they meet these technical standards by signing the technical standards acknowledgement form.
English Language Proficiency: All applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency through either the TOEFL or IELTS testing systems. The test must have been taken within two (2) years of the first semester of enrollment. Results must be provided directly to KU by the testing service using ETS school code 6895. Photocopies of scores will not be accepted.
Transcripts: Arrange to have one official copy of each transcript from every college and university that you have attended sent directly to KU Medical Center. If the institution provides electronic transcripts, please have them sent to SHPtranscripts@kumc.edu. Hardcopy transcripts can be mailed to the following address:
Attn: NMT Admissions
KU School of Health Professions
3901 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, KS 66160
Note: Students who have not completed all prerequisite courses at the time of application will be required to send a final transcript upon completion.
An applicant is considered an international student if he or she requires a visa, or currently resides in the U.S. with non-immigrant status, or currently resides in the U.S. while applying for permanent residency. Additional requirements and documentation, such as proof of English language proficiency, are required for international students to become eligible for KU programs. Please review the information for international students before applying.
Note: Partial or incomplete applications may not be reviewed.
Using the link above, please submit your completed application and pay the application fee. The application fee is paid when you click SUMBIT from the online application. Applicants can pay by Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or by electronic check. U.S. banks only. Application fees are non-refundable. Electronic checks will be held for approximately six business days while the check clears.
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