Mar 25, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Catalog

Radiation Therapy Technology, Certificate (566.1)


Allegheny
Certificate

RTT Admission Procedures and Requirements        RTT Clinical Affiliate List   

RTT Mission Statement, Goals & Learning Outcomes  

RTT Program Outcomes       RTT Technical & Behavioral Standards   

RTT Frequently-Asked Questions  

Radiation therapy involves the use of high-energy radiation in the treatment of patients with malignant tumors. Registered radiation therapists are employed in major cancer treatment centers and in hospitals with radiation therapy departments.

Applicants are required to have graduated from a Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) accredited school of diagnostic radiography and be eligible for college-level courses. Applicants must be American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) board-certified in diagnostic radiography RT(R) with a minimum passing score of 80% or be board certified and employed in diagnostic radiography for at least one year. Graduates of this certificate program are eligible to sit for the ARRT Radiation Therapy certification exam.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Demonstrate clinical competency in the practice of radiation therapy.
  2. Employ effective communication skills.
  3. Apply critical thinking skills.
  4. Display professional behavior.

Enrollment is limited by available clinical sites and other factors. Students must make separate applications to this program.

This program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60608-3182; 312.704.5300 , www.jrcert.org.

Certificate Requirements