Nuclear Medicine

The Nuclear Medicine Technology Program at Amarillo College was launched in 1994 and has been producing successful and well-paid nuclear medicine technologists ever since. At Amarillo College you will be entrusted with a high-tech gamma camera and radioactive substances used in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. When radiopharmaceuticals are introduced into the body, they produce emissions. Thats where the gamma camera comes in. This Amarillo College program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology.


Nuclear Medicine

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Enter the Workforce with a Two Year Degree  

First Semester Prior to Admission
ENGL 1301 - Composition I 3 hrs
PSYC 2301 – General Psychology 3 hrs
MATH 1314- College Algebra 3 hrs
Language, Philosophy & Culture or Creative Arts 3 hrs
SPCH 1318- Interpersonal Communication 3 hrs
First Fall semester
NMTT 1311 Patient Care in Nuclear Medicine 3 hrs
NMTT 1313 Nuclear Medicine Physics 3 hrs
PHYS 1305 Introductory Physics I 3 hrs
BIOI 2401 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4 hrs
First Spring Semester
NMTT 1267 Practicum II 2 hrs
BIOL 2402 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4 hrs
NMTT 2301 Radiochemistry and Radiopharmacy 3 hrs
NMTT 1309 Nuclear Medicine Instrumentation 3 hrs
CHEM 1305 Introductory Chemistry I
CHEM 1105 Introductory Chemistry I Lab
4 hrs
Summer Semester  
NMTT 2266 Practicum III 2 hrs
NMTT 2209 Nuclear Medicine Methodology I 2 hrs
Second Fall Semester
NMTT 2274 Nuclear Medicine Methodology II 2 hrs
NMTT 2333 Advanced PET/Fusion Technology 3 hrs
NMTT 2267 Practicum IV 2 hrs
Second Spring semester  
NMTT 2235 Nuclear Med Tech Seminar 2 hrs
NMTT 2167 Practicum V 1 hrs