Radiation Therapy Program in Atlanta Curriculum

Cambridge Institute of Allied Health and Technology Radiation Therapy

The Associates of Sciences in Radiation Therapy at Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology prepares students to play a key role in the treatment of cancer patients in clinics and hospital settings.

The two-year program covers a wide range of foundational subject matter, including:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Health science
  • Medical terminology
  • Clinical externship
  • Radiation therapy physics
  • Radiation therapy patient care
  • Treatment planning

The curriculum has been carefully designed and developed to prepare students for success in the field of radiation therapy. It adheres to the standards of leading healthcare accrediting and certification organizations. Upon successful completion of the program, students are prepared to obtain certification and begin seeking entry-level employment in radiation therapist positions.

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The Radiation Therapy program at Cambridge prepares students for career success by offering:

  • Hands-on learning: The program’s mandatory clinical externships give students the opportunity to learn in the field. This real-world experience offers skills and knowledge that simply cannot be earned in the classroom.
  • Comprehensive technology training: Our students are offered access to the latest in medical technology and resources. This helps students hit the ground running the very first day of their new careers.
  • Mentorship: Each of the instructors in the Radiation Therapy program at Cambridge are committed to the success of our students. Leveraging their varied healthcare backgrounds, instructors act as mentors throughout the program and are available to offer assistance, advice and support whenever students require.
  • Career guidance: Our Career Services Department is available to help students plan their job search. We place students with local employers every day and work diligently to help every student make a swift and smooth transition from education to career.

The program’s course schedule includes:

Course CodeCourse DescriptionCredits
BSC 1085Anatomy & Physiology3
BSC 1085LAnatomy & Physiology Lab1
BSC 1086Anatomy & Physiology II3
BSC 1086LAnatomy & Physiology II Lab1
HSC 1000Introduction to Health Science3
ENC 1101English Composition3
PSY 1012Introduction to Psychology3
SPC 1016Fundamentals of Speech3
MAC 1105College Algebra3
CTS 1050Introduction to Computers3
MEA 1239Medical Terminology2
RAD 1006AClinical Externship I A5
RAD 1007AClinical Externship II A5
RAD 2007AClinical Externship III A8
RAD 2008AClinical Externship IV A8
RAD 2009AClinical Externship V8
RAD 1001AIntroduction to Clinical Radiation Theray & Operations4
RAD 1000AOrientation to Radiation Therapy & Medical Ethics3
RAD 1002ARadiation Therapy Patient Care3
RAD 1003ARadiation Therapy Physics I4
RAD 1004ARadiation Therapy Physics II & Quality Management4
RAD 1005ARadiation Biology & Protection3
RAD 1009APrinciples & Practice of Radiation Therapy I4
RAD 1010APrinciples & Practice of Radiation Therapy II3
RAD 2000ATreatment Planning I3
RAD 2001ATreatment Planning II3
RAD 2002AOncologic Pathology3
RAD 2006ARadiation Therapy Review Seminar3
RAD 1008ASectional Anatomy & Imaging Principles3
Total Credits105
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Advancements in medical technologies and an aging population have led to a rise in demand for qualified Radiation Therapists. Seizing the opportunities presented by this growth requires knowledge, skills and training, all of which are offered in Cambridge’s Radiation Therapy program. To learn more about the Radiation Therapy program, contact an advisor today.