About this Program

Nuclear medicine technology is the medical specialty that utilizes sealed and unsealed radioactive materials in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. The nuclear medicine technology program at Old Dominion University is designed to prepare individuals as entry-level nuclear medicine technologists.

Program Highlights

  • One of 75 nuclear medicine technology programs in the United States, and one of only 33 baccalaureate degree granting programs.

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Nuclear Medicine Technologists

$77,660 Median Salary

Prepare, administer, and measure radioactive isotopes in therapeutic, diagnostic, and tracer studies using a variety of radioisotope equipment. Prepare stock solutions of radioactive materials and calculate doses to be administered by radiologists. Subject patients to radiation. Execute blood volume, red cell survival, and fat absorption studies following standard laboratory techniques.

Medical and Health Services Managers

$111,680 Median Salary

Plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.

Nuclear Monitoring Technicians

$80,000 Median Salary

Collect and test samples to monitor results of nuclear experiments and contamination of humans, facilities, and environment.

Alumni Careers

Johns Hopkins
University of Virginia Medical Centers


What are the requirements to apply for Nuclear Medicine Technology at ODU?
Students entering the B.S.N.M.T. program in Nuclear Medicine Technology should meet the minimum university admission requirements Undergraduate Admission.


At ODU, we understand that as a transfer student you have unique needs that require a wide array of campus resources. The Center for Advising Administration and Academic Partnerships aims to create a transfer inclusive culture that supports the successful...


Estimated rates for the 2023-24 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Active Duty Military Rate
Cost Per-Credit $250
Virginia Resident
Cost Per-Credit $393
Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States
Cost Per-Credit $407
Cost Per-Credit $1,073

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid


Tapan Chaudhuri Endowed Scholarship in Nuclear Medicine Technology


Program Director

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