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Students begin the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program in Fall term of each year. A total of 75 credits must be completed for this degree. Course content is sequential, and students must plan to enroll in all NMT courses in the order and during the terms indicated in the following curriculum outline. The program currently accepts 15 candidates per year.
HSC 0003
HSC 0003, Introduction to Health Care, is required of all students entering this program. To be considered for an exemption, program applicants must provide one of the following:

  • Current state license of certification in a health care field that involves direct patient care. Effective January 2003, you will be required to submit a written statement from your employer on official letterhead indicating that you have been actively employed in your field within the past 2 years.
  • Transcript from Miami-Dade County Public Schools showing completion of HSC 1 and HSC 2 within 2 years of anticipated entry to a Medical Campus Program.
  • Completion of an equivalent course at another accredited institution. Both an official transcript and a course description are required.

All students must provide a current CPR card for Health Professionals and HIV/OSHA certificate.  ALL APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE HSC 0003 PRIOR TO BEING CONSIDERED FOR ADMISSION TO THE PROGRAM (OR SHOW PROOF OF WAIVER). HSC 0003 – Introduction to Health Care must be successfully completed prior to applying to the program.
Program Course Curriculum:

Course number

Course Title



General Education Courses


PHI 2604

Critical Thinking and Ethics

3 credits

CLP 1006

The Psychology of Personal Effectiveness

3 credits

SPC 1017

Fundamentals of Speech Communication

3 credits

ENC 1101


3 credits

MAC 1105

College Algebra

3 credits

CGS 1060
Computer Competency Test

Introduction to Microcomputer Usage*060*




15 Credits





Natural Science Courses


BSC 2085

Human Anatomy and Physiology I

3 credits

BSC 2085L

Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab

1 credit

BSC 2086

Human Anatomy and Physiology II

3 credits

BSC 2086L

Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab

1 credit

PHY 1004

Physics with Applications 1

3 credits

PHY 1004L

Physics with Applications 1 Lab

1 credit

CHM 1033

Chemistry for the Health Sciences

3 credits

CHM 1033L

Chemistry for the Health Sciences Laboratory

1 credit



20 Credits

Major Courses – 1st  Semester

NMT 1002

Introduction to Nuclear Medicine

2 credits

NMT 1002L

Introduction to Nuclear Medicine Laboratory

1 credits

NMT 1312

Radiation Protection

2 credits

NMT 2613

Nuclear Medicine Physics

2 credits


7 Credits

Major Courses – 2nd Semester

NMT 1713

Nuclear Medicine Procedures 1

2 credits

NMT 2130

Nuclear Medicine Pharmacology

2 credits

NMT 2534

Nuclear Medicine Instrumentation

2 credits

NMT 2804C

Nuclear Medicine Clinic Practice and Conference 1

6 credits


12 Credits



Major Courses 3rd Semester

NMT 2102

Nuclear Medicine Administration

2 credits

NMT 2573

Nuclear Medicine QA/QC

2 credits

NMT 2723

Nuclear Medicine Procedures 2

2 credits

NMT 2814

Nuclear Medicine Clinic Practice and Conference 2

6 credits


12 Credits


Major Courses – 4th Semester

NMT 2824

Nuclear Medicine Clinic Practice and Conference 3

7 credits

NMT 2932

Nuclear Medicine Seminar

2 credits



9 Credits




 75 Credits






*Computer Competency:  By the 16th earned college level credit (excluding EAP and college preparatory courses), a student must take the Computer Competency Test and pass
By the 31st earned college level credit (excluding EAP and college preparatory courses), a student must pass CGS 1060, an equivalent continuing education or vocational credit course or retest with a passing score on the Computer Competency Test.

 Additional Information:

A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 is required for graduation.  
Students should check their individualized Degree Audit Report to determine the specific graduation policies in effect for their program of study for the year and term they entered Miami Dade. This outline includes current graduation requirements.

The final responsibility for meeting graduation requirements rests with the student.




All Medical Campus students must complete the FDLE Waiver and Statement form.This form is to authorize dissemination to Miami Dade College - Medical Campus of any national criminal history record that may pertain to you.

In addition, all program students must complete a "background check" through the identified MDC agent and cleared by the 1st day of class. Depending on your program of study an additional background check may be required. In addition, prior to entry into a clinical site, some clinical sites will require more frequent background checks and clearance.

Successful completion of the MDC level two background check process or completion of a MDC nursing/health sciences program does not guarantee a graduate's eligibility for participation in the professional credentialing process or for related employment. Credentialing agencies and health care employers may have additional eligibility criteria not required by an educational institution. Individuals who have been arrested or convicted of any felony crime during the last 15 years are strongly urged to inquire directly of the licensing board in the jurisdiction in which they intend to practice.

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