Nuclear medicine is an exciting, dynamic field for individuals who have the desire to help people and are interested in science and medicine. The profession involves patient contact and the utilization of state-of-the-art medical procedures and technology. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a continuing need for technologists in this field as the baby-boom generation enters retirement. Entry-level salaries are quite good, and it is a very stimulating, rewarding and satisfying profession. Some careers of interest for nuclear medicine technology majors include:

  • Staff technologist
  • Senior technologist
  • Chief technologist
  • Hospital administrator
  • Industry sales representative
  • Industry technical representative
  • Radiopharmaceutical technologist
  • Research and development technologist
  • Technology program educator

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