Eligibility and prerequisites
To be accepted into the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., you must:
- Be a senior from one of our affiliated academic institutions, which have agreed to accept our program as valid fourth-year completion of their bachelor's degree:
- 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 a minimum of eight hours of observation in a nuclear medicine department.
- Have completed these required courses within the past eight years:
- College algebra
- Social science
- Oral and written communications
- General biology
- General physics
- General chemistry (with laboratory)
- Human anatomy and physiology (with laboratory)
Recommended elective courses include:
- Nuclear chemistry or radiation biology
- Quantitative analysis
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.
View the technical standards for the Mayo School of Health Sciences Nuclear Medicine Technology Program.
U.S. citizenship or permanent immigrant status is required for admission to the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program.
See further Mayo School of Health Sciences admissions policy information.