Prepare to change lives with a career in radiation therapy.
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.
- You’ll take classes designed by experienced radiation therapists, leading with input from advisory board members and taught by combining mathematics, medical science and psychology with lab work and actual clinical experience.
- After graduating, you’ll have all the skills you need to embark on your newest career—with the training and knowledge your patients expect of you.
- The Bachelor of Science in Radiation Therapy at Baker College is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).
**This program is on teachout and Baker College is no longer accepting students into the program.**
Students who receive scholarships, grants or financial aid
Why Study Radiation Therapy?
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.
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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).
Take your learning to a whole new level.
The College of Health Science is proud to offer courses that include Extended Reality (XR) learning. These experiences provide immersive, hands-on learning that will prepare you for a successful career in the healthcare field.
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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 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.
Length of accrediation award: 8 years.
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Core courses for this degree program are not offered through Baker Online.
For those interested, a selection of general education and prerequisite courses are available through Baker Online each semester.Baker Online
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Core courses for this degree program are not offered through Online Live.
For those interested, a selection of general education and prerequisite courses are available through Online Live each semester.Online Live