Benedictine University is one of the few colleges or universities that offers a program in Nuclear Medicine Technology. At Benedictine, you will benefit from:
Technology and systems in the field of nuclear medicine technology are changing so rapidly that directors of the program encourage those interested in the field to pursue a bachelor’s degree. Our Nuclear Medicine Technology prepares you to:
In the Nuclear Medicine Technology program, you will complete your first three years of course work at Benedictine University. You should complete all college graduation requirements during these three years while maintaining a grade point average of 2.8 or above. During your junior year, you must apply to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for your clinical education. The admissions process is competitive. During your senior year, you will complete a 13-month, 36 semester credit-hour clinical education curriculum.
When you complete this curriculum, you will be awarded the B.A in Biology-Allied Health, and a certificate of qualification as a nuclear medical technologist. You will be eligible to take certifying examinations administered by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and the Board of Registry of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.