Nuclear Medicine Imaging Program

The University of New Mexico's Nuclear Medicine Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT). The JRCNMT is the only programmatic accrediting agency recognized to accredit nuclear medicine technologist educational programs offered through traditional and distance education formats in the United States and its territories. The JRCNMT holds recognition from the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Nuclear Medicine Program Outcomes

Graduate achievement data is an indicator of program effectiveness, demonstrating the extent to which a program achieves its goals. The current report on graduate achievement data, identified by program, is available on the JRCNMT website by clicking on the following link:

Graduate Achievement Report

Program Overview 

The Nuclear Medicine Imaging Technology BSRS Program requires completion of prerequisites and upon acceptance includes a full-time 2 year curriculum of classroom and clinical training. The training provides the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to peform complex diagnostic procedures involving the in-vitro and in-vivo use of radiopharmaceuticals using state-of-the-art nuclear instrumentation.

Upon successful completion, students are eligible to sit for the national certifying examination administered by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Please also seek eligibility requirements to sit for the national certification boards at NMTCB and ARRT.

BSRS Nuclear Medicine

Applications are due the first Friday of April every year.  Students must seek program advisement to determine their application year.
  • Completion of prerequisites
  • 2.5 GPA (3.4+ program preferred) 
  • Advisement with the Radiologic Sciences Program 
  • Once accepted, completion of a 2 year curriculum of RADS courses and NUCM courses
  • University of New Mexico residency and grade point average requirements:  The requirement of 30 hours of residency course work to be completed and awarded through the University of New Mexico.
  • Overall university course GPA 3.5 or higher on 4.0 scale (cum laude).
  • Participation in the Radiologic Sciences program and declaration of participation in the Departmental Honors process: Completion of a BSRS degree and/or certificate awarded through the University of New Mexico Radiologic Sciences Nuclear Medicine &/or Medical Imaging programs.
  • Declare intent to complete the Honors requirements two semesters in advance of graduation.
  • Schedule advisement appointment to complete additional requirements

Contact Stevee McIntyre to set up an advisement appointment:

stmcintyre@salud.unm.edu

(505) 272-5254

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Begin your application to Radiologic Sciences and and complete your Bachelors of Science degree.