Positron Emission Tomography Diploma
Pitt Community College

Program Details

PCC offers the online Positron Emission Tomography Diploma. This diploma prepares individuals, working in conjunction with PET Technologist, to perform related PET radiopharmacy, procedures, and safety. Students will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to perform PET studies, including the use of PET/CT and PET/CT fusion. Past, present and future PET issues and studies will also be discussed.
Sample of Program Courses:
  • PET Radiopharmaceuticals
  • Cross Sectional Anatomy
  • Introduction to PET
  • PET Procedures
  • PET Physics
Graduates may be eligible to take the registry examination given by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board. Employment opportunities can be found in hospitals, freestanding PET centers and mobile PET companies.


This program requires clinical practice rotations, which are made available in the student's geographic location through a joint effort facilitated by the student and the PET faculty.

  • Residency Determination request
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Placement test may be required
  • Must have a minimum Diploma with 2.5 GPA and credential in one or more of the following imaging disciplines: nuclear medicine, radiography, or radiation therapy

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

Pitt Community College is not authorized to deliver online courses in Delaware, Florida, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nevada, Pennsylvania, and Vermont.