Nuclear Med

Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences (Nuclear Medicine)

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The nuclear medicine technologist is concerned with the use of radioactivity for patient diagnosis, monitoring of treatment and in some cases the treatment itself. The nuclear medicine technologist uses radioactive compounds to perform body function studies, produce images of internal organs and analyze biological specimens. The curriculum incorporates the fundamentals needed for specialization as a nuclear medicine professional. Accreditation of the program is granted by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology.

Common Career Paths

You can do nearly anything with a Mizzou degree, but here are some common career paths taken by graduates of this major: