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Catalog and Student Handbook 2021 - 2022

Radiation Therapy: Associate of Science

In order to be accepted into the Associate of Science in Radiation Therapy program, applicants must meet the Application Requirements for All Programs, the General Admission Criteria for All Programs, and the program-specific criteria and requirements listed below.

High School Students or Graduates with No College Experience

Applicants who are currently in high school, or applicants who have never taken any courses for college credit after high school and have graduated from high school within the last five years

High School Students or Graduates with No College Experience Admission Criteria

  • General Admission Criteria for All Programs
  • Mathematics: two years with a final grade of C or higher
  • Science: one year of laboratory sciences (Biology or Chemistry) with a final grade of C or higher
  • SAT scores may be submitted but are not required

High School Students or Graduates with No College Experience Application Requirements

  • Application Requirements for All Programs
    • Submit the most recent official high school transcript at the time of application
    • If accepted, a final transcript must be provided at least two weeks prior to the start of their accepted semester
  • Attend an information session
  • Submit the completed Clinical Site Acknowledgement Form
  • Submit SAT scores (optional) 
  • Submit an essay. The purpose of this essay is to make sure you understand the differences between the fields below, and to explain in your own words why radiation therapy is the field of study you wish to pursue, and how you feel that you would be a good fit in this profession.
    • Essay must be 1 page and describe the research you have completed regarding the differences within the radiologic science fields listed below. In your essay, write a brief description of each of the following: 
      • Radiation Therapist
      • Radiologic Technologist
      • Magnetic Resonance Technologist
      • Nuclear Medical Technologist
      • Ultrasound Technician
    • Include links to two YouTube videos that you found and viewed that explain how a patient is treated using radiation therapy, and the daily duties of a radiation therapist. Add these links to the bottom of your essay.

Transfer Students

Applicants who have completed college courses outside of high school, including applicants who have completed an associate, bachelor, master, or doctoral degree.

Transfer Students Admission Criteria

  • General Admission Criteria for All Programs
  • Mathematics: one 3-credit college-level, non-developmental mathematics class (i.e. College Algebra or Statistics) with a final grade of C or higher
  • Science: one 4-credit college-level life science course with accompanying laboratory, with a final grade of C or higher
  • Applicants with a cumulative GPA between a 2.0 and 2.49 may be required to take the TEAS exam as an entry test. Applicants meeting this criteria will be notified by the Department of Admissions. 

Transfer Students Application Requirements

  • Submit the completed Clinical Site Acknowledgement Form
  • Submit SAT scores (optional) 
  • Submit an essay. The purpose of this essay is to make sure you understand the differences between the fields below, and to explain in your own words why radiation therapy is the field of study you wish to pursue, and how you feel that you would be a good fit in this profession.
    • Essay must be 1 page and describe the research you have completed regarding the differences within the radiologic science fields listed below. In your essay, write a brief description of each of the following: 
      • Radiation Therapist
      • Radiologic Technologist
      • Magnetic Resonance Technologist
      • Nuclear Medical Technologist
      • Ultrasound Technician
    • Include links to two YouTube videos that you found and viewed that explain how a patient is treated using radiation therapy, and the daily duties of a radiation therapist. Add these links to the bottom of your essay.