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Radiation Therapy Technology

The Radiation Therapy Technology curriculum is designed to train students to work in conjunction with nurses, physicists, and physicians in the application of prescribed doses of ionizing radiation for the treatment of disease, primarily cancer.

Course work includes physics, anatomy and physiology, dosimetry, and clinical oncology. The student will be skilled in treatment management, administration of prescribed radiation treatment, and provision of patient support.

Graduates may be eligible to sit for the National Radiation Therapy Exam, given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Employment opportunities can be found in hospitals and freestanding cancer centers.

The Radiation Therapy Program offers a combination of online (IN), blended (BL), hybrid (HY), and traditional courses (TR). All students are required to meet on campus each semester. All students must attend clinical courses (OC) weekly. 

Fall – RTT 210 IN, RTT 220 TR, RTT 221 HY, RTT 233 TR, RTT 240 OC
Spring – RTT 121 IN, RTT 222 HY, RTT 234 BL, RTT 241 OC
Summer – RTT 232 IN, RTT 246 OC, RTT 250 BL

Hospitals
Freestanding Cancer Centers

Radiobiology
Radiation Therapy Orientation
Clinical Oncology I
Clinical Oncology II
Special Imaging
Radiation Therapy Procedures
Radiation Therapy Physics
Clinical Dosimetry
RTT Clinical Education III
RTT Clinical Education IV
RTT Clinical Education V
Radiation Therapy Capstone

Students will perform dosimetry skills.
Students will demonstrate simulation skills.
Students will exhibit clinical treatment concepts through technical skills.
Students will demonstrate conceptual understanding.
Students will effectively communicate with patients.
Students will effectively demonstrate written communication.
Students will demonstrate professional behavior.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of the ethics of radiation therapy.
Students will prepare for the ARRT examination.

Diploma in Radiation Therapy