Radiation Therapy 

Associate in Science

Radiation Therapist

Anatomy and physiology, radiation biology and safety, oncology and radiation physics

The Associate in Science (A.S.) in Radiation Therapy degree is designed for individuals who wish to become a certified radiation therapist. The radiation therapy program is based on the recommended core curriculum established by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists and enhances the educational experience and employment potential for students in the hospital or freestanding clinic. The radiation therapy program emphasizes, through comprehensive radiation therapist classes, the art and science of treatment delivery to individuals to restore, improve and enhance performance, diminish or eradicate pathology and promote and maintain health.

 

Industry Associations

Program Code: 2163

77 Credits

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School of Health, Education and Human Services
Start Term

Fall 2018, 2020, 2022

Deadlines
May 15
Additional Costs

Drug screen, background checks, uniforms, physical and textbooks

Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is available, if qualified.

Phone

(904) 646-2300

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Program Fact Sheet
Academic Degree Plan
Alternative ways to earn credit

You may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree through Prior Learning Assessment. Examples include industry certifications, certain PSAV programs, credit by examination, or creating a portfolio of learning experiences. For more information, contact an academic advisor or learn more about Accelerated College.

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Degree Options

Upon completion of this radiation therapy program, graduates are eligible to sit for the American Society of Radiologic Technologist-Radiation Therapy board examination and are prepared to function as entry-level practitioners. Students are strongly advised to complete as many of the general education courses as possible before applying for the program. 

Career Opportunities

Radiation therapists treat cancer and other diseases in patients by administering radiation treatments
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