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24 Month* Radiation Therapy Career Training Program

Radiation Therapists provide important healthcare services under the supervision of radiologists and oncologists.

If you’re a compassionate person looking to get established in a rewarding medical career, you owe it to yourself to consider your future in the growing field of radiation therapy.

Becoming a Radiation Therapist

The Radiation Therapy Associate of Science Degree Program at Cambridge provides the hands-on training, clinical experience and industry support it takes to pursue a rewarding career in as little as 24 months*.

This program prepares students for the clinical, theoretical, technical and psychological aspects of a career in Radiation Therapy. Learning is career-focused and led by experienced medical professionals who work in the field. Get first-hand industry knowledge and the applicable job skills today’s employers look for, including:

  • Preparing patients for radiation therapy
  • Operating high-tech equipment
  • Proper patient positioning
  • Recognizing discrepancies
  • Analyzing and reporting results
  • Quality patient care

As a graduate of this program you’ll feel fully prepared to make a smooth transition into any radiology setting.

*24 month program length when completed in normal time.

Classes Begin May 2018 - Apply Today!

Save Time With Our Online Learning Options

Between work, family, and friends, you already have quite a bit on your plate. Our hybrid learning model gives you more freedom and flexibility to learn on your own schedule. 

Some of the courses in the Radiation Therapy program are completed online. This means that you’re in control of your learning experience. Set the pace of your learning, learn in your own environment, and seek help when you need it with our helpful and available instructors.

 

Career Opportunities

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor, continued advancements in the detection of cancer and the development of more sophisticated treatment techniques may lead to greater demand for radiation therapy. Opportunities are available at hospitals, clinics, and cancer treatment centers. Popular job titles for Cambridge graduates include:

  • Radiation Therapist
  • Consultant for Therapy Equipment and Sales
  • Dosimetrist (with additional training from employer)
  • Customer Service Engineer for Siemens
  • Radiation Therapist Technologist

International Positions include:

  • Healthcare Sector / Imaging & Therapy System 
  • Customer Service Engineer for Siemens
  • Radiation Therapist Technologist

Get the training you need to pursue a rewarding medical career in a flexible format and within a supportive environment that’s connected to giving back to the community.

Certification
As a graduate of this program you’ll feel confident and fully prepared for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Examination. Employers look for this certification when hiring.

Career Support
Experienced Career Services professionals are here to help with resume preparation, interview techniques and job search.

Real World Experience
You’ll feel confident moving into professional role after gaining so much on-the-job experience before you graduate. You’ll take part in clinical rotations and work alongside doctors and healthcare professionals.

Cambridge’s Radiology program training provided me with the opportunity to work at the region’s top hospitals, like Jackson Memorial!

Alessandra Matita
A radiation therapist student posing next to medical equipment

Real World Experience 

Get real career training from Cambridge Health through our robust, multi-stage clinical externship programs. These programs allow you to gain experience before you head out into the workforce so that you'll feel confident pursuing your future career.

Nursing students talking outside about their careers in healthcare.

Energizing Your Education

At Cambridge Health, you not only receive rigorous training but you're also immersed in a program that values community engagement and leadership. Through these programs, you'll make connections and gain hands-on experience working in the healthcare field. 

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in Radiology, and exploring whether this is the right career path for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

A helpful Cambridge Admissions Representative would be happy to answer any questions you have, and can help with everything from scheduling to financial aid.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. 

For immediate questions, give us a call at 404-341-4057.

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Accreditations

  • Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
  • Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

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