Gainful Employment Nuclear Medicine Technology Advanced Certificate

Gainful Employment – Nuclear Medicine Technology Advanced Certificate


Effective July 1, 2011, the Department of Education requires schools with Gainful Employment programs to disclose certain information about them.  Information reported below is for the period between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012


Program Name         Nuclear Medicine Technology Advanced Certificate


Classification of Industry Program (CIP)       51.0905

Prepares individuals, under supervision of physicians, to employ radioactive and stable nuclides in diagnostic evaluations and therapeutic applications while monitoring for patient health and safety. Includes instruction in nuclear physics, health physics, instrumentation and statistics, biochemistry, immunology, radiopharmacology, radiation biology, clinical nuclear medicine, radionuclide therapy, computer applications, safety regulations, equipment operation, quality control, laboratory procedures, taking patient histories, patient evaluation and monitoring, emergency first aid, administration and record-keeping, and personnel supervision.



This program prepares students for the following occupations: Radioisotope Technologist, Nuclear Cardiologist, Certified Nuclear Medicine Technician. Details are available on the US Department of Labor’s website via the Standard Occupational classification (SOC) code links. 


Jobs related to this program:                                   SOC Code: 29-2033

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians, Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, Radiologic Technologists, Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists.


Cost of Program

Costs are calculated for the entire program based on tuition and fees for the 2012-13 AY.    Students may have additional living, transportation, or personal expenses that are not included in the costs below.  For a breakdown of costs by semester, please see Estimated Costs prepared by the Department. 


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Program Completion

Normal time to Complete the Program: Forty Weeks

Percent of Students completing program in Normal Time:  Not Disclosed due to Privacy


Debt at Program Completion

Not Disclosed due to Privacy


Job Placement

Job placement data is not required for this program.