Class size is limited and all
applicants may not be selected for participation in the program. The
professional component of the major is demanding and rigorous, and
applicants are encouraged to visit a nuclear medicine department and
talk with technologists and the division director to learn what would be
expected of them as a students. First consideration will be given
those who have submitted complete applications (see the required items
below) by the early consideration deadline that is the first working day
in March 1. Applications after that date will be considered only
if the class has not been filled. Applicants must provide:
- Application for Admission:
The College of Health Professions Application for Admission
is required.* You may choose to
apply directly online
by clicking here or you may
print a copy of the application, then complete and mail it to
the address on the form.
- Application Fee:
$40.00 non-refundable fee is required and must accompany the
application. (If applying to multiple programs, a $40.00 fee is
required for the first program and $10.00 for each additional
- Official Transcripts: Arrange
for each college or university you have attended to forward an
official transcript of your course work.
- References: References from
three persons qualified to judge your promise of success in the
program are required. Reference forms will be sent to applicants via
e-mail upon receipt of the application form.
- TOEFL scores as applicable.
- Interview: Qualified
applicants will be contacted to arrange an interview after receipt of
application and transcripts.
Transcripts issued to the student
will not substitute for official transcripts forwarded directly to the
College of Health Professions by the institution issuing the
*Admission Requirements for Foreign, Non-permanent Resident Alien, and
Non-native English Speakers:
applicants who are not United States citizens or permanent
resident aliens or for whom English is not their native
language must meet additional admission requirements. Please
consult the Admission/Academic Information section of the CHP
Catalog found at
Arkansas residency will be considered
during selection for admission for the Little Rock-based program.
Please contact the Chairman of the Division of Nuclear Medicine Imaging
Sciences for further information.
considered without regard to race, color, gender, age, sexual
orientation, religion, national origin or disability status as a
criterion in deciding against any individual in matters of admission,
placement, transfer, hiring, dismissal, compensation, fringe benefits,
training, tuition assistance, and other personnel or
All documents should be submitted to:
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Health Professions, Office of Student Affairs, UAMS, # 619, 4301 West Markham
Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205. Telephone: (501) 686-5730.
Upon acceptance into the professional program, students must complete
the following admission requirements:
- CPR Certification:
Students must be certified in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS,
Health Care Providers) according to the American Heart Association
(AHA) standards prior to the first clinical course. The course
must be administered or approved by the Department. The AHA "Heartsaver"
and the Red Cross CPR course do not fulfill this requirement.
All current CPR certifications which expire prior to the program
graduation date must be renewed as a prerequisite to the clinical
- Hepatitis B: Students
are required to complete a hepatitis B vaccination series if one has
not been completed, or sign a waiver.
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