The JRCERT evaluates and accredits programs in the radiologic sciences. They are the only organization recognized by the US Department of Education (USDE) to evaluate and accredit radiation therapy programs.
This program is currently on probation based upon non-compliance with Standard Five, Objective 5.2.
Objective 5.2 – Assures that the program documents the following program effectiveness data:
The college’s radiation therapy graduates work in hospital, freestanding clinics, therapy equipment corporations, and research facilities. Graduates may continue their education and enter into specialized programs for such areas as medical dosimetry and medical physics. Graduates possess the knowledge and skill to enter competitive post baccalaureate programs, including administration, education, applied health sciences, and marketing.
A radiation therapist is responsible for the daily treatment of the patient, working one-on-one sometimes from six to seven weeks. They work with highly sophisticated radiation producing equipment, which is aimed at the tumors without destroying surrounding normal tissues.