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Radiation Therapy Program @ NCC

Radiologic Tech: Radiation Therapy Tech. (A.A.S.)

Radiologic Tech: Radiation Therapy Technology (A.A.S.) – The Radiation Therapy program is a two-year (four semesters and three summer sessions) program leading to the Associate in Applied Science degree.
Radiation Therapy courses are only offered during the day and students are admitted to the program during the Fall semester only. Graduates are eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists examination to become Registered Radiation Therapists and to obtain New York State Licensure. Radiation Therapists primarily treat cancer patients by applying ionizing radiation according to a radiation oncologist's prescription, using a variety of complex techniques and equipment. The Radiation Therapy program combines technical and liberal arts courses given at Nassau Community College with off campus clinical education at various affiliated hospitals and free standing cancer centers. These clinical settings range throughout Manhattan, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk Counties. This program is accredited by the New York Department of Health and the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois 60606.
To be eligible for admission to the Radiation Therapy Program, candidates must meet academic requirements and be 18 years of age by the start of the first day of the first semester. Students must be legally eligible for employment and licensure in the United States at the time of application, be of "good moral character" as defined by the New York State Department of Health applicable to the profession of Radiation Therapy and must pass a criminal background check.

Course Descriptions: Online or PDF

Radiologic Tech: Radiation Therapy Technology
A.A.S. Program 
Hegis Code: 5207

Total Credits: 70