Radiation Therapy

This program is three full semesters in length, which requires the student to attend summer semester.

A competency-based clinical evaluation system is utilized throughout the program. You must achieve a predetermined level of competency in the academic and clinical courses in order to receive grades for the course. A minimum of 24 clock hours per week of clinical education must be completed in a WSU-affiliated health care facility.

To begin this program, you must be an ARRT registered technologist or acceptable equivalent as determined by the Department of Radiologic Sciences. After you apply and are accepted, you must maintain a GPA of at least 2.0 in all of your professional courses in order to receive certification.

To obtain a BS degree, you must complete the WSU general education requirements, a major and a minor emphasis, a quality assurance course and RADTEC 4943 Baccalaureate Thesis or equivalent.

You are required to complete a total of 28 credit hours in didactic courses and 9 credit hours in clinical education. You must complete the support courses or their equivalent to obtain the degree.

Fall Semester
RADT 3563 Managing Clinical Information (3)
RATH 4330 Radiation Therapy Physics (3)
RATH 4410 Radiation Oncology I (3)
RATH SI4446 Quality Assurance (3)
RATH 4861 Clinical Education I (3)
Spring Semester
RADT 3403 Radiobiology and Health Physics (3)
RATH 4342 Introduction to Treatment Planning (3)
RATH 4412 Radiation Oncology II (3)
RATH 4448 New Technology (3)
RATH 4862 Clinical Education II (3)
RADT 4933 Research Methods (3)

Summer Semester
RADT 4943 Baccalaureate Thesis (3)
RADT 4992 Seminar (2)
RATH 4414 Radiation Oncology III (3)
RATH 4444 Advanced Treatment Planning / Brachytherapy (3)
RATH 4863 Clinical Education III (3)
RATH 4913 Comprehensive Review (3)

Curriculum and program requirements are subject to change without notification. For more information please contact the Department Secretary, Alicia Ambrose, 801.626.6329