Radiation therapy is the use of high energy X-rays, electron beams and other forms of radiation in the treatment of patients with cancer and other medical conditions. Radiation therapists carry out various phases of patient treatment using sophisticated therapeutic equipment, and are an integral part of the medical team. Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Radiation Therapy can help prepare you for this career.
Keiser University's Radiation Therapy program combines learning in the classroom with laboratory and supervised practical experience. Students will learn how to utilize radiation and radioactive isotopes in the treatment of disease and apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to achieve clinical objectives. Coursework will cover areas including principles and practice of radiation therapy, radiobiology and pathology, and treatment planning and dosimetry. During practicum, students will have opportunities for real-world, hands-on experience in health care settings.
Graduates of the A.S. in Radiation Therapy program can find opportunities in a range of settings including:
- Cancer Centers
- Radiation Therapy Centers
- Physicians’ Offices
Contact Keiser University today to learn more about our Associate of Science in Radiation Therapy program.