Positron Emission Tomography Certificate of Accomplishment

Positron emission tomography (PET scans) are used to detect cancer and other diseases. This certificate formally prepares imaging technologists in radiologic technology, nuclear medicine, or radiation therapy to work in a PET Imaging lab. All courses in this certificate program are a part of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences (RAIS) degree program and may be counted towards the Bellevue College Bachelor of Applied Science in Radiation and Imaging Science.

Course Maps

A course map is a quick guide to help students figure out which courses to take each quarter. Course maps were written by BC faculty, who have used their expertise to recommend specific courses students can take to achieve their academic or career goals. Students should meet with an advisor to learn more.

Courses & Requirements

The course catalog is a great place to find detailed information on this program.

Sample Courses

  • Sectional Anatomy
  • Principles of Nuclear Medicine Physics
  • Basics of Positron Emission Tomography

Program Catalog Page

  • Portrait of Jennifer Prekeges.

    Jennifer Prekeges

    • Chair of Nuclear Medicine Technology

    Jennifer Prekeges graduated from Whitman College, then worked as a clinical tech for 20 years. She earned a Master of Science degree in Radiological Sciences at the University of Washington and was directly involved in the original design and direction of Bellevue College’s program for nuclear medicine technologists.

  • Gina Senz

    • Faculty

    Gina Senz studied radiology at Bellevue College, pursuing advanced certifications in CT, MRI and Mammography. After working in IT, she has returned to her roots and now works as the Clinical Coordinator (CT/MRI) for Bellevue College, and as adjunct faculty for the Radiation and Imaging Sciences program.