Qualified applicants should have an overall GPA of 3.0 and must have a baccalaureate degree in a related science field (i.e., biology, chemistry, physics, radiologic technology), or be eligible for that degree, at the completion of the program through an affiliated university.
Students are required to have completed the following coursework (or corresponding content equivalent):
Clinical Observation Requirements:
As part of the preparation for application to the VUMC Nuclear Medicine Technology Program, applicants are required to spend 16 hours of clinical observation in a Nuclear Medicine department or clinic. The prospective student observation window at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is open annually from late December through early March. Please contact the program director to schedule clinical observation.
Selection is based on: 1) scholastic background, 2) references, 3) relevant work, volunteer, or extracurricular experience, and 4) interview.
A completed application will include:
Student selections are made by an Admissions Committee consisting of the Program Director, Clinical Coordinator, Administrative Personnel in the Center for Programs in Allied Health, and Instructor(s). Applicants selected for appointment to the program must successfully complete a background check before final acceptance into the program. Qualified applicants with a bachelor’s degree from any accredited college or university are eligible for appointment. Students who have not received a bachelor’s degree must be enrolled at APSU or MTSU and must have the recommendation of the program director at their school in order to be considered for appointment.
See the Program Handbook for more details.
Mail applications to:
2211 Garland Ave
MRB IV, 3402
Nashville, TN 37232-0495