Health Professions Programs

Student Learning Outcomes

Radiation Therapy, B.S.

During the radiation therapy program, the student will be able:
  • demonstrate the appropriate knowledge of radiation therapy procedures
  • apply principles of radiation protection for patient, self, and others
  • perform radiation therapy simulation procedure
  • perform basic radiation therapy dose calculations and access treatment plans
  • deliver radiation therapy treatments as prescribed by a radiation oncologist
  • evaluate patient for effects, reactions and therapeutic responses
  • demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
  • apply basic research methods
  • formulate methods for the pursuit of lifelong learning
At the completion of the radiation therapy program, the graduate will:
  • pass the ARRT national certification exam on the first attempt
  • be employed within six months post-graduation, if pursuing employment
  • complete the professional program within 22 months
  • be satisfied with their education