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Eligibility and prerequisites

To be accepted into the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program, you must meet one of these two sets of criteria:

Option 1

Option 2

  • Have completed a bachelor's degree in science or a science-related major from an accredited college or university. You must receive your bachelor's degree prior to the start of this program.
  • Have completed these required courses within the past eight years:
    • College algebra
    • Statistics
    • Social science
    • Oral and written communications
    • Humanities
    • General biology
    • General physics
    • General chemistry (with laboratory)
    • Human anatomy and physiology (with laboratory)
    • Immunology

Recommended elective courses include:

  • Additional upper-level chemistry coursework such as organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry or biochemistry
  • Nuclear chemistry, radiation biology or epidemiology
  • Quantitative analysis or biostatistics

Applicants are not selected based on grades alone, but your college or university cumulative GPA should be at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale. You are required to attend full time; no part-time option is available.

Technical standards

View the technical standards for the Mayo School of Health Sciences Nuclear Medicine Technology Program.

International applicants

See the Mayo School of Health Sciences international applicants policy.

More information

See further Mayo School of Health Sciences admissions policy information.

  • Oct 2, 2015
  • ART614149