Nuclear Medicine Technology at Barry University
The BS in Clinical Biology with a specialization in Nuclear Medicine Technology provides a strong foundation in clinical biology through a combination of lectures and laboratory experience on the Barry University campus. Intense training in nuclear medicine procedures and practice takes place during the clinical experience phase of the program at the program’s affiliate sites, where students will receive over 1700 hours of laboratory instruction as they rotate through all areas of the nuclear medicine division at the clinical site.
Preparing for Certification
Students graduating from the BS in Clinical Biology/Nuclear Medicine Specialization Program are eligible to sit for the following registries: the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB), and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Please note that certification agencies may change the qualifying requirements; it is your obligation to meet those requirements.
The program includes a twelve- to fifteen-month internship (Clinical Experience) at an approved and accredited school of nuclear medicine technology affiliated with Barry University. The internship provides practical hands-on experience that prepares the student for a career as a nuclear medicine technologist.
Barry University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS); those schools of nuclear medicine technology affiliated with Barry University are accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT).