The Radiation Therapy Program offers a challenging and rewarding work environment with other possibilities for personal advancement. The program prepares professional students in the field of radiation oncology, a highly specialized branch of medicine that utilities ionizing radiation in the treatment of disease.
A radiation therapist is a professional member of the radiation therapy team. They possess the ability to communicate well with patients, other health professionals, as well as, the public. Therapists work closely with the social worker, oncology nurse and physician to assist oncology patients and their families through the physical and emotional issues encountered with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.