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Studying Nuclear Medicine at Weber State

Weber State’s nuclear medicine degree allows students to combine a love for technology and healthcare into careers using imaging technology to help diagnose and treat diseases.

Nuclear Medicine Highlights

Completing the nuclear medicine program allows you to take the national certification examination given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Out-of-state students have the option to complete your clinical education at healthcare facilities in your own communities.

Beyond the Classroom

As a nuclear medicine major, you’ll gain experience in the medical imaging field by completing 24 hours of clinical education per week in a local healthcare facility. 

You can also study abroad in China to learn about the country’s healthcare system and visit sites like the Great Wall, Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. 

What You’ll LEARN at Weber

As a nuclear medicine major, you’ll graduate with skills for producing and utilizing radiopharmaceuticals in the diagnostic and therapeutic process.

  • Quality control
  • Radiation safety
  • Patient interaction
  • Positioning procedures

What You CAN DO After Weber

You can become a nuclear medicine technologist, performing therapeutic and imaging procedures with patients of all ages and medical conditions. Many graduates also go on to careers in supervising or management, sales or informational technology.

If you have questions, contact a WSU Career Advisor.