NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGIST

A nuclear medicine technologist prepares radioactive drugs and administers them to patients in order to create images that cause abnormal areas of the body to appear different from normal images. They operate the equipment that creates these images.

EDUCATION REQUIRED

Associate’s degree from an accredited medicine technology program. If you have a degree in a related health field (such as nursing or radiologic technology) you may then complete a 12-month certification program.

PROGRAM LENGTH

2 – 3 years

PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT
  • Hospitals

  • Diagnostic Imaging Centers

MEDIAN SALARY

$23.92 - $35.64

For more information on this program, visit the Education page

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