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Radiation Therapy Program
Radiation therapy is an exciting, rewarding and challenging field. Radiation Therapists operate sophisticated equipment and communicate with patients who receive daily treatments. They work with physicians to make sure that radiation therapy treatments are efficient, of high quality, recorded accurately, and as pleasant as possible for the patient. Most patients are outpatients who receive radiation therapy treatments five days a week for up to six weeks or more.
- The baccalaureate degree in radiologic science with a track in radiation therapy is open to students without any medical background, as well as radiographers and therapists.
- The post-baccalaureate certificate in radiation therapy is open ONLY to students who already hold a baccalaureate degree in radiologic science.
Distance Learning Component
The first semester of the program requires students to be on campus for all didactic courses. The second and third semesters of the program consist of a combination of campus and online didactic courses as well as clinical requirements. The fourth and fifth semesters (Fall and Spring) consist of online didactic coursework in comibination with clinical requirements. Minimal on campus attendance is required in the final two semesters. Contact the program for more information.