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/Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 60
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Literacy
  • Information Literacy
B. Civic and Global Learning 9
  • Diversity
  • Ethics
  • Civic Engagement
C. Knowledge of Human Cultures 9
D. Understanding the Physical and Natural World 8
E. Mathematics 3
F. General Education Electives 16
II. Area of Study: Nuclear Medicine Technology 48
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. Computer Requirement 3
H. Current Trends & Applications 3
III. Electives 12
Total 120
Degree Requirements Credits
The following courses are required for the BSAST Degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology and can be fulfilled in either the General Education or Electives sections of the degree chart. 32
  • Technical Writing
  • Statistics
  • College Algebra
  • Higher Level Math above College Algebra
  • Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab
  • Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab
  • Chemistry I with Lab
  • Chemistry II with Lab
  • Physics I with Lab

  • Certification: ARRT Nuclear Medicine Technologist ARRT-RT (N) or NMTCB-CNMT or NJ-LNMT (copy of original certificate and current renewal card)
  • 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, except for the capstone course APS-401 Current Trends and Applications.

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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