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Radiation Therapy Course Descriptions

Admission   

Deadlines: 
Applications may be submitted at any time on a rolling basis.

Radiation Therapy professional course cohorts begin each Fall semester. Your admissions counselor will notify you of which Fall start date may be available when you apply.

As of 6/14/19, the Fall 2019 and Fall 2020 professional course cohorts  have been filled. 
Applicants who apply now may - if accepted - begin general education courses in any term, but should be aware that the next available professional cohort start date is Fall 2021.

Applicants may begin general education coursework in any semester, including Spring (January), Summer (May) and Fall (September). 

Process:
All applicants are responsible for submitting or completing the following:

  • Completed application for admission, with non-refundable $25 application fee
  • Documentation of high school graduation, GED completion, or other state approved equivalency credential
  • Official college transcript(s) from all institutions attended (if applicable) 
  • Complete the Clinical Site Acknowledgment form
  • Attend an information session
  • Write a 1-page essay. Your essay must: 
    • Describe the research you have completed regarding the differences within the radiologic science fields listed below. In your essay, write a brief description of each of the following: 
      • Radiation Therapist
      • Radiologic Technologist
      • Magnetic Resonance Technologist
      • Nuclear Medical Technologist
      • Ultrasound Technician
    • Include links to two YouTube videos that you have found and viewed that explain how a patient is treated using radiation therapy, and the daily duties of a radiation therapist. Add these links to the bottom of your essay.
The purpose of the essay is to make sure you understand the differences between the fields listed above, and to explain in your own words why radiation therapy is the field of study you wish to pursue, and how you feel that you would be a good fit in this profession.

Prerequisites:

High School Applicants:
Applicants currently enrolled in high school, or who have graduated high school within the past five years and have no college experience must have the following: 

  • Mathematics: two years with final grades of C or higher
  • Science: one year of laboratory science (Biology or Chemistry) with final grade of C or higher
  • SAT scores may be submitted (optional)

Transfer Applicants: 
Applicants with any college background must have the following:

  • One college-level mathematics class (such as College Algebra or Statistics) with a final grade of C or higher
  • One 4-credit college life science class with a laboratory component with a final grade of C or higher

Notes:
The professional course cohort begins each Fall semester. The professional component of this program is full-time and spans two full years, including summers 

Questions? 
Contact your admissions counselor or give us a call at (617) 322-3575. 

2019-2020 Tuition and Fees 

Tuition is paid on a per-credit basis each semester you enroll. The cost is $1,025 per credit for professional courses, and $975 per credit for general education courses, plus the cost of books and supplies. 

This program is eligible for financial aid.

Additional fees include: 

  • Admissions Application Fee is $25
  • Matriculation Fee is $200 (paid by the Admission Deposit)
  • Registration fee of $50 is charged per student per semester
  • Course Fee for each Radiation Therapy professional course is $350 
  • Graduation Fee is $250 and will be charged in the last semester at the College to cover the cost of graduation processing

*All fees are non-refundable

Massachusetts requires that all students enrolled in nine or more credits each semester have health insurance. Read more about this requirement on our Tuition and Fees page

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