February 15 for priority admission. Students begin the program in the fall semester..
The following coursework (39 hours) must be completed or in progress at the time of application to the program:
Introductory Chemistry I and II
Human Anatomy and Physiology
College Physics I and II
Health Care Systems
Students must have a BA or BS degree, meet all graduate school requirements and be accepted to the graduate program. However, acceptance to the UAB Graduate School does not mean acceptance to the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program - that acceptance comes direct from the program. Admission to the program will be dependent on successful completion of all prerequisite coursework.
In addition to the program specific admissions requirements listed above, admissions requirements also include:
- Baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited college/university
- A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 (A = 4.0)
- A minimum GPA of 3.0 in natural science courses
- 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
- Satisfactory screening on health data questionnaire by the UAB Medical Center Student Health Service.
All prospective students must meet the UAB Graduate School admissions requirements, and must apply for admission through the Graduate School (UAB Graduate School On-line Application).
Select scholarships are available through the School of Health Professions based on student need, for minorities, and for some otherwise qualified students. UAB's Financial Aid Office may also be able to answer additional questions regarding costs.
Tuition and Fees
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
- Capable of hearing voices of normal range in the presence of background noise
- Ability to distinguish shades of gray/color
- 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:
Students requesting disability accommodations must do so by filing a disability accommodation request with the UAB Disability Services Office.