What You’ll Learn
The B.S. in Health Science with a Concentration in Radiation Therapy program at South College is designed to help associate and certificate-level radiation therapists further their careers through advanced education in both radiation therapy treatment and healthcare management. Having a bachelor’s degree makes it much easier to move up in the field of radiation therapy, and many job listings require it.
Along with building on the fundamentals of radiation therapy and patient care with 800 hours of extensive clinical training and 8 taught courses, this program will help you will take your career to the next professional level by improving your leadership and management skills, oral and written communication, research techniques, and statistical procedures.
The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) requires students to complete an accredited radiation therapy program and obtain a degree to be eligible to take the Radiation Therapy Primary Certification Exam. After you complete this program, you will be eligible to take the exam; when you pass, you will receive your Registered Radiation Therapy Technologist credentials.