Nuclear Medicine is a medical imaging specialty which
utilizes the use of radio pharmaceuticals to image the physical processes of disease. Nuclear Medicine gained recognition during the middle of the 1940s and became
well known during the 1950s.
New Degree Requirement from ARRT Begins January 1, 2015
Beginning January 1, 2015, candidates applying for the primary pathway to certification must have earned an associate or higher degree from an institution that is accredited by a mechanism acceptable to the ARRT. The degree does not need to be in the radiologic sciences. The degree may be awarded before entering or after graduating from the educational program, or be awarded by the program — but must be awarded prior to being granted eligibility to sit for the exam. To learn more about the requirement, visit https://www.arrt.org/Certification/Academic-Degree-Requirement.