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GVSU Radiation class observation. Photo taken pre-COVID.

Radiation Therapy, B.S.

Radiation therapists are responsible for accurately recording, interpreting, and administering the treatment prescribed by radiation oncologists. During treatment, therapists help physicians use fluoroscopy, x-ray, or computed tomography to localize and outline anatomical areas requiring treatment. Secondary application and admission are required.

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GVSU Radiation Therapy Alumni Working in Their Field
Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Source: EMSI, 2020

Program Overview

Radiation therapy students spend the equivalent of two years completing general education and prerequisite courses. Students wishing to apply for this degree should apply by February 1, prior to the fall semester entry. Applications available at

After admission to the secondary competitive program, students complete an additional two years of full-time professional coursework.

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