How to Apply

2017 Application Updates

December 30, 2017 – The Nuclear Medicine Technology application instructions have been updated for 2017. The Nuclear Medicine Technology program will not be utilizing an electronic application process in 2017. The application form and all supplemental documentation must be printed and submitted to the program based on the instructions provided below.

Application Period

The application period for the Nuclear Medicine Technology program begins January 3, 2017 and closes on February 28, 2017 for fall, 2017. Please note that applications are not available until January 3rd so we cannot provide them before this date.


  • Applications accepted – January 3rd through February 28th, 2017
  • Observations – January and February
  • First round of interviews – Early March
  • Second round of interviews – Late March
  • Acceptance and rejection letters sent – Early May

Application Instructions

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.


If you are a first time BC student or a previous BC student who is returning to the college after four or more quarters, you must apply to the college first – see Step 1. For current BC students, skip Step 1 and start at Step 2.

Step 1: Complete Bellevue College General Admissions Application

Go to: ( to apply for admission.  You will be charged a $55 admission application and processing fee.  This fee will be paid when you pay your tuition for your first quarter classes.

  • Print a receipt and submit with your application materials (applications will not be reviewed without receipt).

Step 2: Pay a Nuclear Medicine Application Fee of ($40)

Note: You will need a BC Student ID number for this process.

  • Go to registration site
  • Register using the item number “APPJ” and make a payment of $40.00 (This is a non-refundable application fee).
  • Print a receipt and submit with your application materials (applications will not be reviewed without receipt).

Step 3:  Complete a Nuclear Medicine Application Form

Nuclear Medicine Application

Applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm (Pacific time) on the deadline date via postal mail or in-person.

Note: Applications will not be processed until this fee has been paid. (Fee can only be paid between January 3rd and February 28th)

Nuclear Medicine Application for Fall 2017

Mail or hand-deliver the following documents:

  • Payment receipt(s)
  • Application form
  • Official transcripts from ALL regionally accredited colleges previously attended
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • Reference letter from current or pertinent employer

Please contact Suzanne Lane at 425-564-2013 or with any questions regarding the application process.

Step 4: Submit Application Materials

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

Nuclear Medicine, T208
Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE
Bellevue, WA 98007-6484

Step 5: Additional Requirements

These requirements should be completed after you have submitted your complete application (see Steps 1-4).


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.

Instructions for required hospital observations

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 on the Required Observations page.

  • Print copies of the required observation form.
  • Email Suzanne Lane ( with the clinic(s) that you are interested in visiting for your observation(s). She will email you with the details on documentation that is required for those hospitals/clinics. After you have returned all the required documentation to her, she will forward the documents to the clinic on your behalf.
  • When you have been approved for observation, Suzanne will provide you with the appropriate contact information. You can then contact the clinic to arrange your observation time. Three hours is the maximum visit.
  • Complete your observations before your first interview. Bring copies of the hospital observation forms with you to your interview.
  • Documentation required for observations often includes (but is not limited to):
    • TB tests (2 within the last 12 months)
    • Tdap vaccine
    • MMR vaccine or positive titers
    • Varicella vaccine or positive titers
    • Current year flu immunization
    • Background check – if one is required, you can obtain a Washington State Patrol background check for a nominal fee. Save an electronic copy of your background check results for submission with your documentation (if required).

Applying for Additional Programs

Some students apply for more than one program within Health Sciences, Education and Wellness Institute. For instance, you might want to apply for both the Ultrasound Technology, Radiation Therapy, Radiologic Technology or Neurodiagnostic 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.