Academic Program : 15-month full time course including classroom instruction and clinical training. Graduates receive a certificate in Nuclear Medicine Technology and are eligible for National and State Board exams.
Hours: Monday through Friday -- Some rotations begin as early as 7:00 am and may extend through 4:30 pm. Classes are held on Tues and Thurs afternoons between 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm.
Curriculum: Class room study includes instruction in subjects like Radiation Physics,
Instrumentation, Cross-Sectional Anatomy, Radiochemistry and Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine.
Clinical Competencies include: Renograms, Biliary Scans, PET Scans, Cardiac Scans, Bone Scans, and many more.
Equipment: Students work with the latest imaging systems and software, including hands-on training in PET/CT and SPECT/CT.
Student Numbers: 2015/16 (6 students accepted), 2014/15 (4 students accepted, 4 graduated), 2012/13 (4 students accepted, 4 graduated), 2011/12 (4 students accepted, 4 graduated), 2010/11 (5 accepted, 4 graduated), 2009/10 (9 accepted, 8 graduated).
Board Exam Performance: Since 2005, NMTTP graduates have maintained a 100% first time pass rate on both the NMTCB and the ARRT board exams. Click HERE for details.
Job Outlook: While the job market has slowed with the economy, over 80% of our graduates are currently working either part-time or full-time in radiology and/or nuclear medicine. In the SF Bay area, the average salary for new grads is approximately $70,000 per year.