How to Apply

Application Period

December 1st – February 28th

The application period for the Nuclear Medicine Technology program opens December 1st and closes February 28th for the class starting the following fall. Please note that applications are not available until December 1 so we cannot provide them before this date.


  • Applications accepted – December 1st through February 28th
  • Observations – December through February
  • First round of interviews – Early March
  • Second round of interviews – Late March
  • Acceptance and rejection letters sent – Early May

Application Instructions

Step 1: Review the Application Checklist

Before you begin the application process, review our application checklist. It’s your responsibility to make sure that your application is complete and submitted before the deadline for admissions consideration.

Step 2: Complete the Nuclear Medicine Technology Application

  • Complete the online application
    • Online applications closes by 10:00pm (Pacific time) on the deadline date.
    • Pay the $40.00, non-refundable application fee.

Note: Applications will not be processed until this fee has been paid.

  • Mail or hand-deliver your:
    • Copies of transcripts from regionally accredited college
    • Personal statement

Step 3: Submit Application Materials

Mail or hand-deliver your transcripts and other required documents on or before the deadline date to:

Radiation & Imaging Sciences, A242
Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE
Bellevue, WA 98007-6484

Step 4: Additional Requirements

These requirements should be completed after you have submitted your complete application (see Steps 1-3).


The program requires two interviews.

  • The first interview is with the program director and will occur in February or early March.
  • The second interview is with the program’s clinical supervisors and will occur in the evening toward the end of March (usually the week of spring break – check the academic calendar).
  • Not everyone who gets a first interview will get a second interview.

A minimum of two observations are required for the Nuclear Medicine Technology program and should be completed prior to the first interview. Learn more about observations…

  • Download Observation Form.
  • You should observe in at least two sites, one of which must be a major clinical site for the nuclear medicine technology program. Those sites and contact information are on the observation sheet. Three hours is about a maximum for any one visit.
  • If you are from somewhere other than the Puget Sound area, please do one or more observations in your own area. The required observation at a program clinical site can be done at the time of the second interview.
  • Bring the completed observation form with you to the first interview, which can occur anytime after your application has been received.

Applying for Additional Programs

Some students apply for more than one program within Radiation & Imaging Sciences. For instance, you might want to apply for both the Radiation Therapy and Radiologic Technology programs. If you would like to do this, please note that you will need to complete an application and pay an application fee for each program.

You should also know that each program has unique requirements, procedures, and application periods/deadlines. It’s your responsibility make sure that your application is complete and submitted before each deadline.