How to Apply to KU's certificate program in Nuclear Medicine Technology

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: Contact three (3) different individuals who can provide a professional recommendation on your behalf. Past supervisors during employment or volunteer positions are acceptable. The recommendations may not be obtained from family members, friends, etc. Make sure they are willing to submit the reference electronically.

  • 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 at the following address:
    Student Services / Office of Admissions
    Mail Stop 4029
    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.

International Students:
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.

Last modified: Aug 22, 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
Learn about the profession and employment opportunities

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

See Also:
English Language Requirements