Clinical Science Programs with Northwestern Memorial Hospital:
In the nuclear medicine technology, diagnostic medical sonography, or radiation therapy programs, you will complete your first three years of course work at Benedictine University. During your junior year, you must apply to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for your clinical education. The admissions process is competitive. During your senior year, you will complete a clinical education curriculum. Successful completion of one of these programs earns you a BA in Biology- Allied Health from Benedictine University, and
- Certified qualification as a Nuclear Medical Technologist
- Certified qualification as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, and be eligible to take certifying examinations administered by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and the Board of Registry of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.
- Be eligible to take the national registry examination in Radiation Therapy administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital strongly recommends that a student be trained as a CNA and have “hands-on” experience before applying.