Program Start: Fall Term
Applications Due: March 31
For more information, contact:
Professor and Program Director
Radiation therapy involves the use of high-energy radiation in the treatment of patients with malignant tumors. Registered radiation therapists are employed in major cancer treatment centers and in hospitals with radiation therapy departments.
Applicants to the certificate program are required to have graduated from a Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) accredited school of diagnostic radiography and must be currently American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) board certified in diagnostic radiography RT (R) or be board certified and employed in diagnostic radiography for at least one year. Graduates of the certificate program are eligible to apply to take the ARRT Radiation Therapy certification examination.
The degree program is ideal for those not already certified in the field. Clinical experiences in a variety of health care facilities are included. Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the national credentialing examination in radiation therapy technology given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
Graduates have the opportunity to enter careers with strong earning potential.