Admissions

Application Deadlines

February 15th - priority admission. Students begin the program in the fall semester.

August 1st – last deadline if space available.

Application Fee

The application fee for domestic applicants and green card holders is $50 and application fee for international applicants is $60.

Instructions for completing the application

Prospective students may apply at any time during the year; however, students begin program courses in Fall Semester. Applications are submitted online through UAB Graduate School. All Admissions documents (Test Scores, Transcripts, Immigration documents, WES, etc.) must be sent to UAB Graduate School.

Official transcripts from each institution where college credit was received to be mailed to :

UAB Graduate School
LHL G03, 1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-0013

They can also be submitted electronically by choosing University of Alabama- Graduate Admission or using the email gradschool@uab.edu

Example for Completing Application:

  1. For which of the following are you applying? Master’s Degree
  2. Intended program of study: Nuclear Medicine Technology
  3. Concentration: Not Applicable – Selected program does not offer concentrations
  4. Term: Fall 201X

Application/Admissions/Prerequisite Requirements

Prerequisite Requirements:

The following coursework (39 hours) must be completed or in progress at the time of application to the program:

Precalculus Trigonometry
Introductory Chemistry I and II
Pathophysiology
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Statistics
College Physics I and II
Medical Terminology
Health Care Systems

Application Requirements:

  • Students must have a BA or BS degree from a regionally accredited institution, meet all graduate school requirements and be accepted to the graduate program.
  • Admission to the program will be dependent on successful completion of all prerequisite coursework.
  • A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 (A = 4.0)
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in the program prerequisite courses, with a minimum grade of C in each
  • Interview with faculty
  • Clinical observation which is arranged by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Clinical Coordinator, Krystle Glasgow (krystlew@uab.edu).
  • Satisfactory screening on health data questionnaire by the UAB Medical Center Student Health Service if accepted.

International Requirements

IELTS – 6.5
TOEFL – 80
PTEA – 53

  • Financial Affidavit of Support
  • Immigration documentation if currently residing in the US

Application Review Process

After application window has been opened, qualified candidates with fully completed applications may be invited to interview.

Contact Information

CDS Admissions at Phone: 205-934-3209, Email: askcds@uab.edu

Additional Information

Tuition and Fees

Essential Functions:

The following skills are needed by applicants to the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program. Applicants and students should possess these abilities, or with the help of compensatory techniques and/or assistive devices, be able to demonstrate the ability to become proficient.

Manual dexterity: use of extremities for patient care purposes
  • Wrists (both): grasping, pulling, twisting
  • Hands (both): fingering, holding, (rotation)
  • Arms (both): pushing, extending, cutting
Sensation: palpation, auscultation percussion
  • Capable of hearing voices of normal range in the presence of background noise
Visual Perception: depth acuity (corrected to 20/40)
  • Ability to distinguish shades of gray/color
Physical Strength:
  • To support another person
  • To position another person
  • To transfer/ambulate with walker, cane, crutches, bed, wheelchair
  • To stand for long periods of time
  • To perform CPR; resuscitation
  • To walk at a rapid pace for eight hours
Interpersonal (able to function - consult, negotiate, share - as part of a team skills):

Able to use communication skills
Able to respond to others' requests
Willing to accept direction and supervision
Perform duties while under stress
Ability to operate and maintain equipment (eg., nuclear medicine instrumentation, ventilator, electronic monitor, etc.)

Students requesting disability accommodations must do so by filing a disability accommodation request with the UAB Disability Services Office.