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Nuclear Medicine Technology Program (Minnesota)


Eligibility and prerequisites

To be accepted into the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program, you must meet one of these two sets of criteria:

Option 1

Option 2

  • Have completed a bachelor's degree in science or a science-related major from an accredited college or university. You must receive your bachelor's degree prior to the start of this program.
  • Have completed these required courses with a grade of C or better within the past eight years:
    • College algebra
    • Statistics
    • Written communications
    • General biology
    • General physics
    • General chemistry (two semesters, each with laboratory)
    • Human anatomy and physiology (two semesters, each with laboratory)
  • Auditing a course will not meet the above requirements

Recommended elective courses include:

  • Additional upper-level chemistry coursework such as organic chemistry or biochemistry
  • Nuclear chemistry
  • Radiation biology, epidemiology or immunology
  • Quantitative analysis or biostatistics
  • Medical terminology

Applicants are not selected based on grades alone, but your college or university cumulative GPA should be at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale. You are required to attend full time; no part-time option is available.

Technical standards

View the program technical standards for the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences Nuclear Medicine Technology Program.

Non-U.S. citizen applicants

See the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences non-U.S. citizen applicant's policy.

More information

See further Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences admissions policy information.