What to expect from a career working with Nuclear Medicine
Images and scans of bones,
If you want to work with cutting-edge technology in the field of nuclear medicine, here’s what you need to know.
Nuclear Medicine Courses
Nuclear medicine programs at Ontario colleges teach students to use the technology and equipment required for taking images of bones,
Courses provide in-depth knowledge of anatomy, pharmacology and radiopharmacy. Working with imaging technology, students complete simulated lab experiences that test their ability to administer scans to detect diseases or anomalies in a variety of organs, including the heart, brain, liver, kidney, lungs and more.
Programs typically include clinical field placements, which allow students to apply what they’ve learned in class and during clinical simulations and also to gain experience working as part of an important
Nuclear Medicine Program Requirements
Ontario college nuclear medicine programs require a minimum of one year of university education that includes specific science courses. On top of this, a grade 12 U-level credit in chemistry is also required. Check program requirements carefully.
Nuclear Medicine Jobs and Salaries
Graduates of nuclear medicine programs will find positions as nuclear medicine technologists. In this position, you will gather and analyze important medical information, monitor
Jobs are available in a number of settings, including (but not limited to):
- Research labs
- Educational institutions
- Teaching hospitals
Nuclear medicine technologists are in a very specialized field, and as a result, make on average $60,000 or more each year. Positions may pay slightly less when starting
Ontario Colleges Offering Nuclear Medicine Programs
Use the left-column navigation to refine your search by College, Program Availability, Program Start Date and more, or see the table below for a complete list of nuclear medicine programs at Ontario colleges. Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists