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Nuclear Medicine, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) , NV,
Nuclear Medicine is the medical specialty that utilizes the nuclear properties of radioactive and stable nuclides to make diagnostic evaluations of the anatomic and/or physiologic conditions of the body and to provide therapy with unsealed radioactive sources.

About

The Nuclear Medicine Technologist is an allied health professional who, under the direction of an authorized user, is committed to applying the art and skill of diagnostic evaluation and therapeutics through the safe and effective use of radionuclides.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to patient interviews and instruction, preparation, quality control testing, and administration of radioactive compounds, execution of patient imaging procedures including computer processing, image enhancement and laboratory testing.

The mission of the B.S. in Nuclear Medicine program is to provide a high-quality undergraduate education experience for students in the diagnostic and therapeutic applications of nuclear medicine.

The education experience is accomplished through rigorous classroom instruction, clinical experiences at local imaging facilities, and mentoring. The products of this experience are entry-level professionals capable of critical thinking, devoted to a lifetime of learning, able to effectively communicate with patients and medical personnel, committed to the ethical standards of their profession, and highly sought after by employers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Learning Objectives
  • Apply theoretical and practical applications of nuclear medicine in the workplace.
  • Find gainful employment locally, or regionally, as a staff or chief technologist.
  • Continue to acquire knowledge and experiences requisite to assuming a leadership role in the field of nuclear medicine.
  • Have learned many diverse aspects of nuclear medicine from routine to experimental through a wide range of clinical experiences.
  • Successfully write a national registry examination in nuclear medicine.
  • Have a sound academic foundation for graduate study.
  • Conduct themselves in an ethical and professional manners

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Freshman applicants are admissible with either a 3.0 core GPA (calculated based on English, math, social science, and natural science) from the high school transcript, a 1120 SAT score, a 22 ACT composite score, or a Nevada Advanced High School Diploma.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19670 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19670 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5760 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Paradise

  • 1088 - 1680 USD/month
    Living Costs

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