The Master of Science in Nuclear Medicine Technology Program is the 1st program in the United States to rise to a Master's entry-level status. We are also the only Master's entry-level program available in the country. We are a highly specialized diagnostic and therapy degree. You will be entering a profession which utilizes radionuclides to image and treat disease in the body and is ranked among the Top 20 “Best Healthcare Jobs” according to U.S. News & World Report. Your field, which began in the 1950s as a peaceful use of radioactive material, is a premier molecular imaging tool that physicians use to diagnose, stage and treat disease.
All applications to the Nuclear Medicine Technology program are done through the UAB graduate admission process. Please select this link for additional information concerning the specific admissions requirements for the NMT program as well as information concerning applying as a graduate student at UAB.
Clinical education is a major component of the Nuclear Medicine Technology professional phase program. This allows you to get firsthand and hands-on experience in the clinical setting. Earning real world practical experience as part of your overall education will give you an edge. This enables you to become an entry level technologist by the time of graduation through completing documented clinical competencies and experiences.
We know that our students and graduates are the strength of our program. The diversity of our students, their backgrounds, and varied expirences, brings richness to the educational experience in the Nuclear Medicine Technology program. Focusing on academics and clinical rotations is only a part of the education experience. Click here to see what our students are doing.
Our faculty create a culture of innovation and collaboration that embraces social responsibility and entrepreneurial principles. UAB faculty are teachers, scholars, researchers, clinicians and entrepreneurs who earn the highest honors in their fields, lead professional societies and provide exceptional mentoring and training.
Program OutcomesThe purpose of program evaluation is to systematically study, investigate and appraise the effectiveness of the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program in order to ensure that the program continues to provide a signature educational program that produces graduates who are prepared to be leaders in their field.
The NMT program is accredited by: The Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT).
Post-Baccalaureate Accreditation pending approval from the JRCNMT and BS Accreditation approval is maintained through April 2016 from the JRCNMT.