Radiation is a vital part of many medical treatments and procedures these days, and proper administration requires a strong educational background. Our BS in radiation therapy program provides the knowledge, skills and training you need to safely and correctly treat patients with cancer and other diseases. This is a limited enrollment program.
This radiation therapist degree program is an allied health discipline, which utilizes radiation for the treatment of cancer and cancer-related diseases. The radiation therapist plays an integral role in the management team of physicians, physicists and other allied health personnel. The professional has the unique opportunity to blend knowledge and skills of mathematics, medical science and psychology in his or her everyday work.
The radiation therapist has the opportunity of knowing patients over a period of several months and becoming an integral part of their healthcare.
The Baker College Bachelor of Science in Radiation Therapy program is a four-year, JRCERT-accredited program consisting of 120 credit hours (28 prerequisites and 77 major requirements). Our curriculum includes 15 hours of general education requirements, clinical experiences and a senior seminar (capstone).
I chose Baker because they had such a detailed, laid-out plan for me. It got me working as a nurse, and their goal is to see everyone off and working. Baker faculty are very prepared professionals. I felt like they set me up for success.
The mission of the Baker College BS in radiation therapy program is to provide a high-quality education that will enable our graduates to have successful careers in radiation therapy.
The BS in radiation therapy program is accredited through the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182, Phone: 312-704-5300, Fax: 312-704-5304. Web address: www.jrcert.org.
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