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Nuclear Medicine Technology, B.S.
Nuclear Medicine Technology, B.S.

Nuclear Medicine Technology, B.S.

  • ID:LU10004
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (USD)

  • Application Fee:$40.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$34,268.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$11,448.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$1,999.00
  • Application Fee:$40.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$34,268.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$11,448.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$1,999.00
Estimated Total/program:
$191,020.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

First year Bachelor’s students

  • Secondary School Transcripts, or National Exam results

  • Secondary school completion certificate

  • Copy of passport

English Requirement

Most international students will be required to submit one of the following exam scores:

TOEFL IBT: Minimum 79

IELTS: Minimum 6.0

PTE-A: Minimum 52

English education

If your previous school was taught in English, then you may be exempt from the language requirement.  Please check your eligibility for an English waiver; if your country is listed, then you do not need to submit language exams.  If your country is not listed, but your school was taught in English, you can fulfill the English Proficiency requirement with a combination of the following:

  • IGCSE Exam - A Level, with an ACT or SAT exam score

  • International Baccalaureate scores, with an ACT or SAT exam score

Course Information

With the development of new radiopharmaceuticals, cancer-detecting and cancer-killing agents, and new hybrid imaging, the field of nuclear medicine is growing at break-neck speeds - with a unique ability to determine physiological function at the molecular level. Your first three years of classes are at Lewis University, with your fourth and final year of classes at Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH) or the College of Dupage (COD), upon which you will receive your degree from Lewis.

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Courses:

Nuclear Medicine Technology / Bachelor of Science 3 + 1 Program

Total Credit Hours:  143 - 149

Degree Requirements

I. Core Courses (65)

  • General Biology 1

  • General Biology 1 Lab

  • General Biology 2

  • General Biology 2 Lab

  • Genetics

  • Genetics Lab

  • General Microbiology

  • General Microbiology Lab

  • Biostatistics

  • Advanced Clinical Physiology

  • Case Studies in Human Physiology

  • Human Anatomy

  • Functional Human Anatomy Lab

  • General Chemistry 1

  • General Chemistry 1 Lab

  • General Chemistry 2

  • General Chemistry 2 Lab

  • Organic Chemistry 1

  • Organic Chemistry 1 Lab

  • Organic Chemistry 2

  • Organic Chemistry 2 Lab

  • Calculus 1 OR

  • Calculus for the Life Sciences

  • College Physics 1

  • College Physics 1 Lab

  • College Physics 2

  • College Physics 2 Lab

II. Recommended

  • Molecular Biochemistry with Clinical Correlates

  • Immunology

III. Students complete the professional phase of the program at one of two sites: Northwestern Memorial Hospital or College of DuPage.

A. Northwestern Memorial Hospital Curriculum (35)

  • Medical Terminology

  • Management and Methods of Patient Care 1

  • Radiation Safety and Protection

  • Radiation Physics/ Instrumentation

  • Diagnostic Nuclear Imaging Clinical Practicum 1

  • Clinical Nuclear Medicine Procedures 1

  • Radiation Detection and Instrumentation

  • Management/Methods Patient Care 2

  • Computed Tomography and Cross-Sectional Anatomy

  • Diagnostic Nuclear Imaging Clinical Practicum II

  • Clinical Nuclear Medicine Procedures 2

  • Radionuclide Chemistry and Radiopharmacy

  • Radiation Biology

  • Clinical Correlations/Pathology

Nuclear Medicine Technology students enroll in BIOL 45200 Radiation Biology for one credit hour.

B. College of DuPage Curriculum (41)

  • Basics of Nuclear Medicine

  • Physics and Instrumentation in Nuclear Medicine

  • Nuclear Medicine Radiopharmacy

  • Radiation Biology and Radiation Safety

  • Clinical Nuclear Medicine I

  • Clinical Nuclear Medicine II

  • Nuclear Medicine Procedures II

  • Nuclear Medicine Procedures III

  • Clinical Nuclear Medicine III

  • Sectional Anatomy for Diagnostic Imaging

  • Positron Emission Tomography

  • Nuclear Medicine Review Seminar

See College of DuPage Catalog for course descriptions.

IV. General Education Credits (43)

V. Advanced Writing Requirement

The advanced writing requirement of the General Education curriculum is satisfied by successful completion of:

  • General Biology 1 Lab

  • General Biology 2 Lab

  • Genetics Lab

  • General Microbiology Lab

 

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Medical  insurance: 1,999 $ USD per year

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