Eligibility and Prerequisites
Prospective students of various educational backgrounds may be eligible for program admission. To be considered for admission, prospective students must follow one of the two pathways outlined below:
University/College Affiliate Program (3+1)
This pathway is for students enrolled in degree programs at the following affiliate universities/colleges: Benedictine University, Elmhurst University, Lewis University, North Central College, Roosevelt University, University of St. Francis and University of Wisconsin - La Crosse. Students will complete 3 years of undergraduate and prerequisite coursework at their home institution followed by 13 months of clinical training and instruction at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Upon successful completion of degree and program-specific requirements, the student's home institution will confer a baccalaureate degree upon the student and Northwestern Memorial Hospital will award a certificate of completion. Affiliate students must apply to the nuclear medicine program and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher for undergraduate courses (cumulative and prerequisite science courses). Prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher.
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program
This pathway is for applicants who have completed a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a degree GPA of 2.5 or higher. Prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher and the cumulative prerequisite GPA for science courses must be 2.5 or higher. Upon successful completion of program-specific requirements, Northwestern Memorial Hospital will award the student a certificate of completion.
NM Clinical Schools does not offer student visa sponsorship to non-affiliated students.
All applicants must demonstrate successful completion of the following prerequisite college-level courses with a grade of "C" or higher and the cumulative prerequisite GPA for science courses must be 2.5 or higher.
School of Nuclear Medicine Prerequisite Course and Degree Checklist
Please read the School of Nuclear Medicine Prerequisite Course and Degree Checklist.
Meeting all application requirements does not guarantee acceptance and/or admission into the program.