Nuclear Medicine Technology Program
Nuclear Medicine Technology (NMT) is an enormously marketable career. New technologies and the growing numbers of American senior citizens are fueling the need for skilled diagnostic technologists.
As you explore this site, you'll discover that the SLU Nuclear Medicine Technology program is distinguished by a number of factors:
- Founded in 1969, we have one of the oldest Nuclear Medicine Technology programs in the United States.
- Part of SLU's Medical Center, which includes the School of Medicine, the School of Public Health , School of Nursing, and the Doisy College of Health Sciences, our Nuclear Medicine Technology program exposes students to the vast range of disciplines and skills involved in modern health care.
- Our graduates enjoy a much higher than national average first-time passage rate, typically 100%, on the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) exam.
- In the past five years, our graduating classes have achieved an average scaled score on the certification exam in the top 20% nationally.
- Graduates are assisted with job placement by the program and are highly sought after by employers. The program boasts 100% job placement rate within six months of graduation for NMT graduates actively seeking employment.
- SLU's program offers a radiopharmacy and instrumentation lab located within St. Louis University Hospital.
- The NMT program is affiliated with excellent clinical training facilities including Barnes Jewish Hospital, Saint Louis University Hospital, Mercy Hospital - St. Louis, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Anthony's Medical Center, St. Luke's Hospital, Christian Hospital, John Cochran V.A., GE Healthcare, Cardinal Health, and Memorial Hospital of Belleville, Illinois.
- Because of SLU's Jesuit mission, we offer volunteer and leadership opportunities that help students develop into exceptional, ethical health professionals.
- Small class sizes provide an intimate learning environment and close instructor supervision.