Application is Closed

The Radiation Therapy Program is no longer accepting any new students.

Program Length

The 2nd Degree Option for Bachelor of Health Science program requires a minimum of 62 credit hours for completion, which usually takes five semesters of full-time study after the programmatic prerequisites are completed. Students are admitted into the program prior to the start of the fall semester. Students must be enrolled full time and complete each semester successfully in order to proceed to the next semester.

Program Design

Students are typically in the classroom two days per week and in a clinical environment three days per week. Students will be involved with class or clinic approximately 40 hours per week. Both classroom and laboratory sessions will utilize the VERT (Virtual Environment Radiotherapy Trainer).

Programmatic Prerequisites

Any undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II, Chemistry for the Health Sciences, College Physics I and II (algebra or trigonometry based), Precalculus, and Medical Terminology. All programmatic pre-requisites must have a grade of “C-” or better and an overall program prerequisite GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Prerequisite Expiration

Prerequisite and co-requisite courses do not expire; however, students must be familiar with the material contained in these courses to be successful in the program.

Successful Applicants

The Radiation Therapy Program seeks technologically adept individuals who have excellent interpersonal skills. The successful applicant will be highly motivated and dedicated to working with cancer patients.