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Nuclear Medicine Technology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Boston, MA, United States| Online
This Nuclear Medicine Technology program from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is designed for transfer students and bachelor degree holders. As a nuclear medicine technologist, you have the power to capture not only how organs and tissues look, but also how they work.
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Overview

In this Nuclear Medicine Technology program from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, you’ll build on your previous college studies to learn how to safely and compassionately administer radioactive drugs, or radiopharmaceuticals, to patients and obtain rapid-succession images where they concentrate in the body. When you graduate, you’ll be ready for your new career assisting physicians in detecting, and even treating, certain medical conditions. 

The programme

During the fast tracked time frame of 16 consecutive months, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside professional experts through clinical experiences in prestigious Boston area medical facilities. The year-round program gives you the benefit of an immersive education and prepares you for your career faster. When you graduate, you’ll be eligible to sit for registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board. And you’ll be fully prepared to grow as a leader in healthcare.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    121 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Basic Chemistry 
  • Algebra and Trigonometry
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • General Physics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    58

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General Requirements

Students with a bachelor's degree or the appropriate amount of college credits and prerequisites may apply to the fast track program. Courses must have been completed at a regionally accredited college or university with a grade of C or better for transfer. Math and science courses taken more than ten years prior to the anticipated date of matriculation to MCPHS will not be accepted.

Prerequisites for Program:

  • Anatomy & Physiology I & II (with Labs)
  • Biology I (with Lab)
  • Chemistry I & II (with Labs)
  • Healthcare Ethics
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Statistics
  • Physics I (Algebra-Based) (with Lab)
  • Medical Terminology

Tuition Fee

  • International

    48650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 48650 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    48650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 48650 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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