The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Also see Nuclear Medicine Technology (560.1).
Nuclear medicine is an imaging
health science that is used to diagnose and treat disease states. Nuclear
medicine technologists administer radioactive isotopes attached to
radiopharmaceuticals to patients and then image the characteristics and
functions of tissues or organs in which the drugs localize. Nuclear medicine
differs from other diagnostic imaging technologies because it determines the
presence of disease on the basis of metabolic changes rather than changes in organ
Upon successful completion of the
program, the graduate will:
Admission is limited by the
availability of clinical sites and the requirements of national accrediting
agencies. Applicants are required to have a letter grade of C or better in college algebra and chemistry. Students must also meet pre-program requirements,
which include the successful completion of Intermediate Algebra (MAT-108) and Basic Physics (PHY-100). Applicants must be eligible for
all college-level courses. Students must make separate application to the
This program is accredited by the
Joint Review Committee on Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT), 2000 W.
Danforth Road, Suite 130 #203, Edmond, OK 73003; 405.285.0546, www.jrcnmt.org.