The Radiation Therapy Program is part of the Department of Medical Imaging & Therapeutic Sciences in the College of Allied Health Professions. The 12-month program is offered to anyone who is certified in radiography and registered as a radiologic technologist (RT) with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and has completed the 21 hours of specified college prerequisites.
The curriculum consists of lectures, demonstrations, labs, and supervised clinical instruction. A comprehensive knowledge base and clinical competency is achieved through a plan of study that focuses on increasing proficiency under the guidance of qualified faculty and staff.
A Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Imaging & Therapeutic Sciences or a Post-Baccalaureate Professional Certificate in Radiation Therapy is awarded upon completion of the program and graduates are eligible to apply for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification exam.
The 2013 UNMC Radiation Therapy graduates completed their national board exams with a pass rate of 100% with scores over five percentage points above the national average.
“I chose the UNMC radiation therapy program because of the great exposure to the field that it offers. I felt like this was the school that would teach me to be the best radiation therapist I possibly could be.” - K. Stevens, Class of 2014