Nuclear Medicine Technology, B.S.

In recognizing the workforce demand for people highly trained in the field of nuclear medicine, the NMT program will transition from a baccalaureate program to a master program in 2015. Enrollment continues so students interested in NMT as a career are encouraged to enroll now and transition upward with the program in this rising field.

A nuclear medicine technologist uses radioactive drugs to obtain
information that will lead to disease diagnosis and monitoring therapy.  

Nuclear Medicine Technology Mission

The UAB Nuclear Medicine Technology Program is dedicated to providing a quality baccalaureate program by offering didactic and clinical coursework in a curriculum that is designed to prepare students to become competent and productive technologists. The program also serves the profession through its offering of continuing education activities and educational products.

The goals of the NMT Program are to:

  • provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to secure employment as an entry-level nuclear medicine technologist;
  • provide students with the knowledge necessary to pass national certification examinations in nuclear medicine technology;
  • provide health care employers with competent graduates; and
  • offer educational activities and materials to the health care community.

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