In order to become certified to practice Radiation Therapy in the United States, one must graduate from an approved and accredited program. Currently, prospective therapists must earn an academic degree in order to become certified and registered. Programs must include both classroom instruction and externships in various healthcare settings.
At Cambridge College of Healthcare and Technology Radiation Therapy students have an opportunity to gain an Associate Degree in Radiation Therapy from an ABHES accredited program while living and studying in sunny southern Florida or Atlanta, Georgia. Students gain externships in a wide range of settings, such as large hospitals, and comprehensive free-standing cancer centers, working under some of the most premier physicians and physicists in the field. Upon graduation from Cambridge College in Radiation Therapy, students are eligible to become certified from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). With this certification, candidates become qualified to work anywhere in the United States.