Applying to the program

To be considered for selection to the Nuclear Medicine Technology program, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Meet all Baptist College admission requirements and be accepted to the College. Admission to Baptist College does not guarantee selection to the NMT program.

  • Complete at least 24 credit hours of preprogram coursework as specified by the NMT program.

  • Courses marked with an asterisk on the sample curriculum plan must be completed in the required 24 credit hours.  Select the following link to view course listing:  Degree Requirements.

  • Students will be required to complete all preprogram courses, specified by the NMT program, prior to enrollment into professional NMT courses. Students should earn a "B" or better in all preprogram courses to be competitive.

  • Earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 (4.0 scale) which only includes grades earned in courses taken at Baptist College as well as grades in courses transferred to Baptist College.

  • Meet with the academic advisor to submit a completed Intent to Apply to Allied Health Program form. The forms must be submitted prior to the final applicable published deadline.

  • Class size is limited and the selection process is competitive. Academic performance and a general understanding of the NMT profession are strongly considered during the selection process.

  • Deadlines for Application to the NMT Program:

A student is considered to be in the pre-NMT program once they are admitted to Baptist College and have declared a major. To progress from a pre-NMT to the professional program, the student must have completed required program prerequisites and apply for selection into the professional program. NMT professional cohorts generally start each fall. The deadline to apply for selection to the professional program is October 1 and March 1. After March, application review and selection into the program will continue on a monthly basis until the cohort is full. Please note that the cohort may fill after the March reviews.

Selection Process

A selection committee for the NMT professional program will evaluate all completed applications. Applicants meeting the following criteria will receive priority consideration for interviews: current enrollees at Baptist College, applicants with a strong academic background, and applicants completing preprogram courses at institutions with collaborative or articulation agreements. Because selection is competitive, applicants meeting minimum selection criteria are not guaranteed an interview. Some students may choose to indicate interest in more than one program to increase their chances of being accepted during a year of highly competitive applicants.

Selection to the NMT program is based on the following:

  • Academic potential for success from the academic record

  • Academic strength in previous college course-work, with specific attention given to performance in the preprogram courses

  • Past failures affecting cumulative college GPA and preprogram courses may impact selection into the program. Each file will be considered individually.

  • Preference may be given to qualified applicants completing courses at Baptist College.

  • A written essay and personal interview will be required of each applicant. The written essay will be completed on the campus of Baptist College prior to the personal interview. Students will be evaluated on personal strengths and knowledge of Nuclear Medicine Technology.

Notification of Selection

Applicants will be notified in writing of selection to the NMT program.