2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Radiation Therapy Technology, Certificate (566.1)
RTT Admission Procedures and Requirements CERT CCAC Allied Health Admissions Application
RTT Mission Statement, Goals & Learning Outcomes RTT Clinical Affiliate List
RTT Program Outcomes RTT Technical & Behavioral Standards
RTT Frequently-Asked Questions RTT Shadowing Observation Form
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:
- Demonstrate clinical competency in the practice of radiation therapy.
- Employ effective communication skills.
- Apply critical thinking skills.
- 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.
Kelli Collette, M.A. Ed.R.T.(R)(T)
Professor and Program Director Radiation Therapy Technology Program
Allegheny Campus M607
808 Ridge Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212