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 Code||Course Description||Credits|
|BSC 1085||Anatomy & Physiology||3|
|HSC1000||Introduction to Health Science||3|
|BSC 1085L||Anatomy & Physiology Lab||1|
|BSC 1086||Anatomy & Physiology II||3|
|BSC 1086L||Anatomy & Physiology II Lab||1|
|ENC 1101||English Composition||3|
|PSY 1012||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|SPC 1016||Fundamentals of Speech||3|
|MAC 1105||College Algebra||3|
|MEA 1239||Medical Terminology||2|
|RAD 1006A||Clinical Externship I A||5|
|RAD 1007A||Clinical Externship II A||5|
|RAD 2007A||Clinical Externship III A||8|
|RAD 2008A||Clinical Externship IV A||8|
|RAD 1001A||Introduction to Clinical Radiation Therapy & Operations||4|
|RAD 1015A||Orientation to Radiation Therapy & Patient Care||3|
|RAD 1003A||Radiation Therapy Physics I||4|
|RAD 1004A||Radiation Therapy Physics II & Quality Management||4|
|RAD 1025A||Radiation Biology & Protection||4|
|RAD 1009A||Principles & Practice of Radiation Therapy I||4|
|RAD 1010A||Principles & Practice of Radiation Therapy II||3|
|RAD 2010A||Treatment Planning||4|
|RAD 2003A||Radiation Therapy Review Seminar||4|
|RAD 1018A||Sectional Anatomy & Imaging Principles||4|
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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.