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Biology, Nuclear Medicine Technology Concentration, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Salem, IL, United States
The Biology, Nuclear Medicine Technology Concentration at Salem State University enables students to complete the on-campus component in three years and spend their fourth year (and preceding summer) in the nuclear medicine laboratories of affiliated hospitals. 
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Overview

Registration for the summer component is through the School of Continuing and Professional Studies. Completion of the program leads to a BS in biology with a concentration in nuclear medicine technology and prepares the student for examinations leading to national certification as a nuclear medicine technologist.

Students in our Biology, Nuclear Medicine Technology Concentration programs complete a strong, general series of biology and support courses which allows pursuit of a wide variety of careers such as professional work (physician, dentist, veterinarian), governmental work, (EPA, National Fisheries), field work (oceanographer, wildlife specialist), high school teaching, industrial or clinical research and aquaculture.

Many biology majors continue into graduate programs in a specialized subfield. It is the goal of the department to provide solid biology degrees which expose students to all areas of biology while allowing each student flexibility when entering the job market.

Our Mission

Salem State University's mission is to provide a high quality, student-centered education that prepares a diverse community of learners to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society, and serve as a resource to advance the region's cultural, social and economic development.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological Systems
  • Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Cell Biology
  • Introduction to Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • General Pathology
  • Genetics
  • Biological Chemistry
  • Immunology
  • Nuclear Medicine Clinical Practicum I (Summer)
  • Nuclear Medicine Clinical Practicum II
  • Nuclear Medicine Clinical Practicum III
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology II
  • Nuclear Medicine Seminar
  • Nuclear Instrumentation
  • Advanced Imaging and Therapeutics

For more information please visit the program website.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • Send us your transcripts
  • Submit your standardized test scores
  • Submit Proof of English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18480 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18480 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11675 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11675 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Salem

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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