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Nuclear Medicine Technology Program Celebrates 100 Percent First-Time Exam Pass Rate

Saint Louis University’s Nuclear Medicine Technology (NMT) program's class of 2016 recently earned a 100 percent first-time pass rate on the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) examinations. The national first-time pass rate for the exam is only 86.7 percent.

NMT graduates

All 2016 graduates have found employment in the NMT profession.

Nuclear medicine technology students take the NMTCB national registry exam after completing the Bachelor of Science degree. The NMT program at Saint Louis University has a long history of successful pass rates and job placements for its graduates.

“Our students work very hard and are passionate about their chosen field. It is a priceless reward to see the amazing outcomes of the NMT program and the development of the future technologists in the field,” said Saint Louis University nuclear medicine technology clinical coordinator Crystal Botkin, MPH, CNMT, PET.

The NMT program director and MIRT department chair Bill Hubble, M.A., CNMT, RT(R)(N)(CT), FSNMMI-TS, was very excited about the program’s pass rate as well.

“We are extremely proud our students’ achievements on the board examinations,” Hubble said. “I congratulate them on their successful first-time examination results, and I look forward to interacting with them as technologists. I am also pleased to report that all of our 2016 graduates have found employment in the profession. The ongoing success in the program and exemplary student outcomes confirm the quality and value of a SLU education in Nuclear Medicine Technology.”

The Nuclear Medicine Technology Program is housed in the Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapeutics along with the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Program and Radiation Therapy Program.

For more information about the Nuclear Medicine Technology program, click here.

Saint Louis University is a Catholic, Jesuit institution that values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. Founded in 1818, the University fosters the intellectual and character development of nearly 13,000 students on two campuses in St. Louis and Madrid, Spain. Building on a legacy of nearly 200 years, Saint Louis University continues to move forward with an unwavering commitment to a higher purpose, a greater good.