Prerequisites

Applicants applying to the Radiation Therapy Program at Oregon Health & Science University must have completed our prerequisites in order to matriculate into the program.

Students may apply while they are completing the admission requirements, but must complete prerequisite courses and credits prior to enrollment unless a waiver has been granted. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required.

All Oregon public colleges and universities operate on a quarter system. Semester credits will be adjusted accordingly. Physics courses other than 200 level (non-calculus) will be reviewed by the program director on a case-by-case basis. Please contact for advisement.

Pre-Radiation Therapy Requirements

For applicants or potential applicants with neither an associate degree in Radiologic Technology from a JRCERT accredited program nor a Bachelor's degree of any type, the following courses are required:

Prerequisite Course Name
Writing Writing 121 The College Essay
Writing 122 English Composition - argue/research
Writing 227 Technical Writing
Arts and Letters (9-12 credits) Any
Any
Any
Social Science (9-12 credits) Human Development (3 credits) Any
Other Any
Other Any
Natural Sciences Chemistry w/ lab (12 credits) Any
Any
Any
Anatomy and Physiology / Biology (12 credits) Any
Any
Any
Physics 200 level (general physics, non-calculus) (12 credits) Any
Any
Any
Nutrition (3 credits) Any
College Math Math 111 College Algebra
Math 112 Elementary Functions

Associate Degree in Radiologic Technology

For applicants or potential applicants with an associate degree in Radiologic Technology from a JRCERT accredited program, the following courses are required for admission:

Prerequisite

Course Name

Writing (9 credits)

Writing 121

The College Essay

Writing 122

English Composition - argue/research

Writing 227

Technical Writing

Arts and Letters (9 credits)

Any

Any

Any

Social Science (9 credits)

Human Development (3 credits)

Any

Other

Any

Other

Any

These prerequisite courses are established by the state of Oregon and are required in order to complete a Bachelor's degree at a public university in Oregon.

Bachelor's Degree

For applicants or potential applicants with a Bachelor's degree of any type, the following courses are required:

Prerequisite Course Name
Natural Sciences Chemistry w/ lab (12 credits) Any
Any
Any
Anatomy and Physiology / Biology (12 credits) Any
Any
Any
Physics 200 level (general physics, non calculus)

(12 credits)

Any
Any
Any
Nutrition (3 credits) Any
College Math Math 111 College Algebra
Math 112 Elementary Functions

Note: prerequisites may be fulfilled by courses completed with first undergraduate degree.

If you need further information or have questions regarding our admission requirements, please contact or call (503) 494-7461.

The OHSU Registrar has final approval of transfer credits.