Radiation Therapy Specialist 

Technical Certificate

Radiation Therapy Specialist

Radiation biology, oncology, radiation physics and patient care

The Radiation Therapy Technical Certificate prepares students to become radiation therapists who assist in the treatment of cancer patients. Working as part of a health care team and supervised by a radiation oncologist, the radiation therapist positions the patient for treatment, performs the necessary mathematical calculations to determine the radiation dosage and delivers the radiation treatments utilizing highly sophisticated equipment.

In order to be considered for the Radiation Therapy Specialist program, the student must be registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) as a radiologic technologist or nuclear medicine technologist.

Program Code: 6153

43 Credits

Limited access

School of Health, Education and Human Services
Start Term

Spring

Deadlines
Sept 15
Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is available, if qualified.

Phone

(904) 646-2300

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Radiation Therapy Specialist Application Packet
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

At the completion of the program, students will be eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) board examination in radiation therapy.

This certificate articulates directly into the Radiation Therapy A.S. degree. Students may pursue one or more certificates to develop or upgrade their skills in a particular field, or pursue the A.S. degree and earn technical certificates while completing the requirements for the degree. Contact an advisor or counselor to determine the career education path that is best for you.

Career Opportunities

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