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2019 Application
2019 Reference Forms
2019 Observation Form

Academic Requirements:

Qualified applicants should have an overall GPA of 3.0 and must have a baccalaureate degree in a related science field (i.e., biology, chemistry, physics, radiologic technology), or be eligible for that degree, at the completion of the program through an affiliated university.

Students are required to have completed the following coursework (or corresponding content equivalent):

  • Physics 1 and 2 (non-calculus based or higher) with lab
  • Chemistry 1 and 2 with lab
  • Anatomy and Physiology 1 and 2 with lab
  • College Algebra or higher
  • Humanities course
  • Social Sciences course
  • Speech/Oral Communications (or equivalent)
  • English Comp 1 and 2 (or equivalent)
  • Medical Terminology (or equivalent)
  • Computer Science/Applications (or equivalent experience)

Clinical Observation Requirements:

As part of the preparation for application to the VUMC Nuclear Medicine Technology Program, applicants are required to spend 16 hours of clinical observation in a Nuclear Medicine department or clinic. The prospective student observation window at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is open annually from late December through early March. Please contact the program director to schedule clinical observation.

See the Program Handbook for more details.

Selection is based on scholastic background, references, interview and motivation. Please mail the following documents to the address below prior to the interview process:

  • Completed Application & $50 Fee
  • Observation Form
  • Three (3) reference letters
  • Official transcript(s) from all colleges and/or universities attended

Mail applications to:

CPiAH, Attn: Kristen N. Smith

B-802, The Vanderbilt Clinic

1301 Medical Center Drive

Nashville, TN 37232-5510