Radiation Therapy

Bachelor of Science Degree in Radiation Therapy

Plan of Study

Plan of study is for IUPUI. Presently IU Kokomo does not offer a degree in radiation therapy. However, three of the four years required for a baccalaureate degree may be completed at the IU Kokomo campus.

Graduates of the Program

The Radiation Therapy Program is designed to prepare graduates to meet the scope of practice standards for radiation therapy. Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible to take the radiation therapy certification examination given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Having passed this exam, certificate holders are classified as registered radiation therapists, R.T.(T)(ARRT).

Length of the Program

The radiation therapy program is a four-year baccalaureate degree program and has two tracks: one for the nonradiographer and one for the radiographer. For the nonradiographer, the program is composed of 51 credit hours of prerequisite and general education requirements and a 22-month professional core in the junior and senior years. For the radiographer, the program includes general education requirements and a 20-month professional core.

Structure of the Program

The classroom and clinical experiences are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with continuous enrollment during the professional core.