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  • Rhode Island Hospital School of Medical Imaging
    Nuclear Medicine Technology Program

  • Admission Requirements

  • Initial entrance into the School of Medical Imaging nuclear medicine technology clinical education program requires admission to Rhode Island College as a medical imaging intended major.

    Admission occurs after students satisfy the following:

    • Completion of the cognate courses (contact Rhode Island College for course list) with a minimum grade of C in each course
    • Completion of the required general education courses
    • Completion of the college mathematics and writing requirements
    • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.70
    • Completion of RADT 201 -Orientation to Medical Imaging. Course must be completed prior to the application deadline with a minimum grade of C.
    • Completion of the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)prior to the application deadline. For students exempt from RADT 201, please contact the School of Medical Imaging to schedule.
    • Completion of a full day job shadow; observation of the clinic education portion of the program

    The admissions committee endeavors to select candidates with the most promise of becoming outstanding nuclear medicine technologists. The committee considers information that depicts an applicant's total qualifications for the nuclear medicine technology program. Selection of students is based on the following criteria: prerequisite courses, TEAS scores, candidate essay, letters of reference, job shadow, GPA and personal interview.

    Each applicant selected to attend the clinical education program must:

    • Have completed the minimum requirements of 74 credits and a C or better on all cognate courses
    • Meet health requirements necessary to function as a nuclear medicine technologist
    • Submit to, and successfully complete, a criminal background check 

    For admissions information, contact:

    Eric Hall, associate professor
    Rhode Island College