BSAST in Nuclear Medicine Technology

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Science and Technology (BSAST) degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology is limited to licensed, registered nuclear medicine technologists.  The program enables mid-career adults in a wide range of applied fields meet their educational and professional needs while completing a baccalaureate degree.  The degree is a 120-credit program.

Subject Area/Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 60
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • English Composition I (ENC-101)
  • English Composition II (ENC-102)
  • College Algebra (MAT-121) or above
  • Higher Level Mathematics above College Algebra
  • Computer Concepts (CIS-107) or above
B. Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World 29
  • Psychology or Sociology
  • Statistics (STA-201)
  • Technical Writing (ENG-201)
  • Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Anatomy and Physiology II
  • General Chemistry I
  • General Chemistry II
  • Physics I
C. Personal and Social Responsibility 9
  • Diversity/Global Literacy
  • Responsible Ethical Leadership
  • Ethics or Diversity Elective
D. General Education Electives 7
II. Area of Study: Nuclear Medicine Technology 45
A. Radiation or Nuclear Physics 3
B. Radiochemistry or Radiopharmacy 3
C. Radiation Biology and Protection 3
D. Clinical Practice 6
E. Nuclear Medicine Technology Techniques 15
F. Nuclear Medicine Electives 12
G. Current Trends & Applications 3
III. Free Electives 15
Total 120

  • Certification: ARRT Nuclear Medicine Technologist ARRT-RT (N) or NMTCB-CNMT or NJ-LNMT (copy of original certificate and current renewal card)
  • Required Courses: Nuclear Physics for Technology, Radiopharmacy, Radiation Biology and Protection, Nuclear Medicine Techniques (five courses), Clinical Practice, Current Trends and Applications
  • Corollary Requirements: Physics I, Chemistry I and II, Computer Requirements, Statistics, Anatomy and Physiology I and II
  • How Students Earn Credit in the Area of Study: The certification covers almost all of the credits required in the area of study. A second certification (radiography, radiation therapy or radiation protection) would complete the area of study.

Note: Courses listed in the Area of Study are offered as a guide. Other courses may also be considered appropriate for the program. The inclusion of similar courses must be reviewed by the Evaluation team. Students must submit their program plan for review to ensure that course selection is appropriate for the degree.

Leverage Your Training

Have you earned a professional license or certification, or acquired college-level technical expertise on the job? If so, it may be worth college credit. The College also offers a variety of other ways to earn credit, including transferring previous college credits, all designed around the needs of adult learners, like you.

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