Radiation Therapy Program
Careers in the Field
The curriculum supports the entry-level responsibilities expected of a new graduate. Graduates are qualified to accept positions as radiation therapists in hospitals, and treatment clinics, educational institutions and industry. Demand for our graduates is high. As a member of the health care profession, our radiation therapy graduates are qualified for entry-level positions.
Graduates of the Radiation Therapy Program are eligible to take the national registry exam, administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Once registered, graduates are known as Registered Radiation Therapists.
Recent graduates have pursued a variety of professions. Many students proceed to other professional studies in medicine as well as other advanced degrees. Most students are working in staff positions at hospitals or outpatient centers. Some are now self-employed as a contract therapists, or work for agencies that provide temporary staffing. Other career options include treatment planning, information technology, healthcare administration, equipment sales and training, and other related fields. Some further their education to pursue careers in dosimetry, medical physics and education. In addition, Radiation Therapy provides an excellent pre-med curriculum.