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Why take the BSc in Radiation Therapy program?
The Bachelor of Science in Radiation Therapy program combines theoretical knowledge, clinical experience and the latest technology to prepare you for a constantly evolving and rewarding career as a radiation therapist.
Areas of study include cancer biology, radiation oncology, clinical management of patients with cancer, medical physics, treatment planning, radiobiology, cross-sectional anatomy, radiation safety and protection, and research.
Clinical practicums include patient interactions and care, physical assessment, and clinical aspects of treatment delivery.
This four-year program includes one year of pre-professional study and three years within the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.
Notes about fees for this course
If you are admitted into a new program for Fall 2020 you will receive a tuition guarantee for the total cost of that program. We'd encourage you to check out the cost calculator to review rates for program tuition and an estimate of fees related to living arrangements, health and dental plan, books, supplies and more.
Find out more about the new tuition model and program-based guarantee.
There is no direct entry from high school into the Bachelor of Science in Radiation Therapy program. It is recommended that any students considering our program complete the following courses: English Language Arts 30-1; Biology 30; Chemistry 30; Mathematics 30-1; Physics 30.
Preference will be given to Alberta students, however, applicants from other provinces may also be considered.
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