Nuclear Medicine Technology

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  • Curriculum

    The Master of Science in Nuclear Medicine Technology (MSNMT) educational program consists of a 12-month period of formal academic and clinical education for students seeking to become registered/certified nuclear medicine technologists. A student must complete the following 36 hours in the University of Mississippi Medical Center Nuclear Medicine Technology program:

    MSNMT Curriculum

    Summer Semester

    NMT 601  Nuclear Medicine Foundations3
    NMT 606  Nuclear Physics & Radiobiology2
    NMT 650 Clinical Practicum I3
    NMT 690 Nuclear Medicine Research Methods I2
                                                                                                                                                                                           Summer Semester Total10

    Fall Semester

    NMT 610  Nuclear Medicine Technology Principles3
    NMT 612  Applied Nuclear Medicine Imaging I 3
    NMT 651  Clinical Practicum II 4
    NMT 699 Nuclear Medicine Research Methods II3

    Fall Semester Total


    Spring Semester

    NMT 624  Applied Nuclear Medicine Imaging II 4
    NMT 652  Clinical Practicum III 4
    NMT 660  Nuclear Medicine Seminar 3
    NMT 670 NMT Leadership, Education, & Management2

    Spring Semester Total




    Total Credit Hours


    Clinical Facilities

    Clinical educational experiences in nuclear medicine technology are provided in conjunction with the following health care facilities:

    • Baptist Medical Center - Jackson
    • Cardinal Health Nuclear Pharmacy - Jackson
    • Central Mississippi Medical Center (Merit Health) - Jackson
    • G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Veterans Administration Medical Center - Jackson
    • Jackson Heart Clinic - Jackson
    • St. Dominic Hospital - Jackson
    • University of Mississippi Medical Center - Jackson