At South College, you can pursue your Bachelor of Science in Health Science with a Concentration in Nuclear Medicine by taking a mix of online and on-campus classes at our Knoxville campus. Earn your bachelor’s degree in health science at South College and start working toward tomorrow’s career in nuclear medicine today!
42 months (full-time)
Available for qualified applicants
Earn your health science bachelor’s degree in Knoxville.
Financial aid, offered through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships, is available to those who qualify, helping to make attending school for nuclear medicine within reach. To learn more about your financial aid options for studying nuclear medicine, contact us today.
Nuclear medicine technologists operate gamma scintillation cameras to detect and map a radioactive drug in a patient’s body to create diagnostic images. Earning your health science bachelor’s degree could prepare you to pursue a range of rewarding and in-demand jobs in the expanding nuclear medicine field, including nuclear medicine technologist and entry-level management positions such as imaging department manager.
Looking for a nuclear medicine school near you? Our BS in Health Science degree program with a Concentration in Nuclear Medicine in Knoxville can help prepare you to work on the forefront of advanced medical treatment and become a leader in nuclear medicine. In this health science bachelor’s degree program, you can develop the knowledge and technical skills to administer radiopharmaceuticals and other types of treatments through courses on biochemistry, patient care, and radiation safety. You can also learn how to operate high tech equipment, interpret data, manage finance and information systems, and recognize, analyze, and monitor a range of medical conditions. Courses in health science are designed to develop knowledge in healthcare administration, law and ethics, research, leadership, and current trends and issues. Our strong relationships with local and regional healthcare organizations can also help our students find excellent experiential clinical placements.
South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels, as well as certificates. Questions about the accreditation of South College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).
The South College BS Health Science w/Concentration in Nuclear Medicine program offered at the Knoxville campus is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT) (820 W. Danforth Rd, #B1 Edmond, OK 73003, (405) 285-0546, www.jrcnmt.org).