Associate of Science (AS) in Radiation Therapy
Discover Your Future at Argosy University with a Radiation Therapy Degree
Diverse Students in this Program
Students are ages 40+ in this Program
Students Enrolled Part Time in this Program
*Argosy University program census, 09/16/2016
The mission of the Associate of Science of the Radiation Therapy program is to educate students to join the medical community as entry-level radiation therapists with the knowledge and technical skills, a broad based education, and an understanding of and compassion for cancer patients and their families.
Why an Associate of Science Degree in Radiation Therapy?
If you are passionate about helping cancer patients and their families, working as part of a skilled medical team, and using highly technical equipment, a career in radiation therapy might be for you. Radiation therapists prepare patients and the equipment for the delivery of radiation therapy, keep accurate records of treatment, observe detailed safety and protection procedures and can be involved in treatment planning. In addition, radiation therapists have a high level of contact with patients and their families and are engaged in patient support and care.
Why a Radiation Therapy Degree at Argosy University?
The Associate of Science in Radiation Therapy program at Argosy University, Twin Cities, starts small groups of students two times per year. Many classes are hands-on and students have a great deal of involvement with faculty and the program chair to ensure that they are developing the technical, teamwork, and interpersonal skills to be successful in the field. The program includes a clinical training experience where students are exposed to real-world work in the radiation therapy career. Successful graduates of the program are prepared to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification examination.
Argosy University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, http://www.wscuc.org).
The Associate of Science in Radiation Therapy Degree Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois, 60606-3182, 1.312.704.5300)
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What to Expect
When you’re applying, you can:
- Work with a dedicated Admissions Representative who will answer your questions and guide you through the enrollment process.
- Learn from a team of financial aid experts about how to make achieving your educational goals more affordable.
- Be supported by a program chair, clinical coordinator, and academic advisor to help chart your course to graduation, ensuring that you take the right classes in the right order.
When you’re enrolled, you can experience:
- Individualized support from knowledgeable instructors with real world laboratory experience who know you by name and care about your success. **
- Relevant coursework, laboratory experience, and a clinic training externship that help prepare you for a career in the field.
- Academic, financial, and enrollment support from a broad base of academic professionals with a sincere interest in your success.
**Credentials and experience levels vary by faculty and instructors.
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