Students who wish to apply to the program must have completed the general education requirements and be college sophomores in good standing. Certain requirements may be waived for those applicants with a previous bachelor or associate of arts degree.
All accepted students must:
- provide a current immunization record and update as required
- complete a nationwide criminal background check as well as a caregiver screening through Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services using their social security number.
- submit to a 14 Panel Drug Test
- have current certification in BLS (Basic Life Support) for Healthcare Providers through any AHA (American Heart Association) certified course, this certification must be maintained throughout the entire professional phase of the program
- purchase lab coats, scrubs and other materials for their classroom and clinical training.
- have reliable transportation
- maintain the required minimum 2.5 GPA per semester as well as cumulative
- successfully completely all pre-requisite courses
- follow all rules and regulations in the Nuclear Medicine Policy Manual
NOTE: Students need to have a social security number before entering the program. Certain clinical sites that are required for the clinical aspect of the program require a social security number for background check purposes.