Radiation Therapy

Fast Facts

Degree: Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging & Therapeutic Sciences OR Post-Baccalaureate Professional Certificate in Radiation Therapy
Length: 12 months (3 semesters)
Program Start: Fall semester
Class Size: 8
Campus Location: Omaha
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Application Open: September 2020
Application Close: January 15, 2021
Interviews: March 2021 (tentatively)

The Radiation Therapy Program is part of the Department of Clinical, Diagnostic, & 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.

Testimonial

“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, Graduate