NMT Program Overview


Thank you for your interest in our Nuclear Medicine Technology program. We offer a Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences, with a concentration in Nuclear Medicine Technology.

■  The Augusta University Nuclear Medicine Technology program has a long history in Georgia. Our graduates are valued employees and managers in health care settings across the state and the country. The extensive baccalaureate education provide new graduates skills that make them highly competitive in the employment market. Students have multiple opportunities for clinical education in a variety of settings, gaining skill and knowledge in routine nuclear medicine, nuclear cardiology, PET, PET/CT, health care management, scholarly research, and ACLS training.

■  Our NMT program is accredited and in good standing with the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology. More than 90 percent of Augusta University graduates pass the national credentialing examinations.

  Programs are offered in flexible delivery formats to accommodate busy lifestyles. Clinical affiliates are located in Augusta, Athens, Atlanta, and Columbus. Academic course work and clinical attendance require 40 hours per week, regardless of locale.

 

 

Bachelor of Science in Radiation Sciences, with concentration in Nuclear Medicine Technology 

The Nuclear Medicine Technology B.S.R.S. degree program is a 2+2 transfer program. Freshmen and sophomore courses are completed at the college of choice, after which the applicant applies to Augusta University for completion of the professional NMT component during the junior and senior years. This program is sequenced in five consecutive semesters after completion of prerequisite coursework.

Application deadline is May 15.

 

B.S.R.S. Bridge Program

The NMT Bridge program is designed for professionals with a current CNMT or ARRT(N) certification who seek to enhance their education from an associate to bachelor's degree level. After completing required core pre-requisite coursework, the qualifying individual will be given 30 credit hours toward the B.S.R.S. degree. Course work contains advanced education and clinical experience in PET, CT, nuclear cardiology, health care management, and medical research. A flexible format allows students to continue working with limited travel requirements to campus. The Bridge Program is completed in three to four semesters depending on previous NMT professional coursework.

Application deadline is January 1.

PLEASE NOTE:

All undergraduate transfer students, regardless of major, with less than 60 hours of transfer credit by the start of the program will be required to take WELL 1000:  Wellness and two activity courses. If a transfer student believes she/he has taken comparable coursework elsewhere and transfer credit is not awarded, the applicant may petition the Chair of the Department of Kinesiology to review and award potential credit.

All undergraduate transfer students, regardless of major, with more than 60 hours of transfer credit are exempt from this requirement.

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Your application will be reviewed by Nuclear Medicine Technology faculty after all required materials have been received by the Admissions Office. Early receipt and completion of your application is important. We recommend you begin the application process in early fall for the following August program start date.

If your application demonstrates possible potential for success in the NMT program, you will be contacted by mail to schedule an interview. Interviews begin for qualified applicants around February of each year. The class is usually fully accepted by May 1. Meeting minimum application criteria does not guarantee admission to the NMT program.

To apply, submit an undergraduate online application form.