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Certificate in Nuclear Medicine

Certificate in Nuclear Medicine

The South College Certificate in Nuclear Medicine program in Knoxville can prepare you to pursue a career in the fascinating field of nuclear medicine. Earn your nuclear medicine certificate at South College and start working toward tomorrow’s career as a nuclear medicine technologist today!


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Degree Features

Certificate in Nuclear Medicine

  1. Program Duration

    12 months (full-time)

  2. Financial Aid

    Available for qualified nuclear medicine program applicants

  3. Location

    Earn your Certificate in Nuclear Medicine on our Knoxville campus.

  4. Accreditation Status

    JRCNMT accredited

Financial Aid

Financial aid, offered through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships, is available to those who qualify, helping put attending school for nuclear medicine within reach. To learn more about your financial aid options for a nuclear medicine certificate program, contact us today.

Industry Outlook

Learning to use radioactive materials to discover, assess, and diagnose illness can equip you to pursue a stable, rewarding career where you help patients every day. After earning your nuclear medicine certificate, you could pursue a range of exciting, in-demand jobs in the expanding nuclear medicine field, including nuclear medicine technologist, nuclear medicine PET-CT technologist, and nuclear cardiology technologist.

Certificate in Nuclear Medicine

Program Overview

Looking for a nuclear medicine school near you? The South College Certificate in Nuclear Medicine program in Knoxville is designed for those who have completed a radiography, nursing, medical technology, radiation therapy, or related medical program and are in good standing with the appropriate licensing agency, or individuals who otherwise successfully complete program admission requirements.

In classrooms and clinical placements with local and regional healthcare organizations, students in our nuclear medicine program can learn how to administer radioactive materials and use cutting-edge imaging technology to create diagnostic images. Courses cover nuclear medicine instrumentation, diagnostic procedures, radiopharmacy, radionuclide therapy, and more. Students who successfully complete the certificate program are eligible to apply for admission to write the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) certification examination.

South College


The South College Certificate 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,

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 (


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