The Nuclear Medicine Technology program at Triton College admits one class per year in the fall. It is a 5 semester program, not including the pre-requisites that must be completed to be considered for program admission.
- To be considered for admissions to the Nuclear Medicine Technology program, applicants must complete the following:
- Attend an Information Session at the College. An application to the program is completed during this session.
- Submit a completed application to Triton College online.
- All students must complete the Triton College’s Placement Tests.
- Send an official high school and any college transcript if considering coursework for transfer to the Triton College Records department.
- Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
- Students with foreign transcripts must have them evaluated by an independent credential agency before submitting them to the college’s Record department.
- Complete program pre-requisites.
Must score 4 or better on reading and writing placement exam or course equivalency, PHY100◊ (General Physics) and MAT 110◊ (College Algebra) or MAT 111◊ (Pre-Calculus). Completion of the Math and Physical Science pre-requisite must not be more than 5 years old. In place of MAT110◊, students can score at level 8 or higher on Triton's math placement test in the past two years. All pre-requisite coursework must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
- In order to be considered for admission or to be retained in the program after admission, all applicants must possess the following non- academic skills:
The following non-academic skills are necessary for employment in the field of Nuclear Medicine. To be considered for admission, applicants must possess and students must retain the following abilities:
- Speak, hear and observe the patient in order to properly care and effectively communicate both verbally and non- verbally.
- Problem solve and respond to critical situations.
- Maneuver in small spaces, lift 50 lbs, execute motor skills to care and move patients, operate equipment and administer intravenous material.
- Travel to academic and clinical affiliates.
- Perform job for extended period without breaks.
- Students awaiting admission to the program are strongly encouraged to complete all other general education requirements prior to entering the Nuclear Medicine Technology program.
- Selected students are notified during the end of the spring semester with classes beginning in the fall.