Radiation Therapy

2024-fall-apply-now.pngA Bachelor of Science in Radiation Therapy (BScRT) degree prepares graduates to make a difference to the lives of cancer patients through the delivery of radiation treatment, patient care and research.

Students learn practical skills under close clinical supervision in hospital-based radiation therapy departments and university facilities that include some of the most advanced radiation therapy teaching equipment.

Learn the skills you need

The BScRT is a four-year, competency-based program that combines classroom learning, laboratory experiences, simulated scenarios and real clinical experiences to teach the concepts and theories behind radiation therapy, patient care and professional practice.

Key features

1) Train using state-of-the-art simulation equipment.

2) Learn from qualified instructors with specialties including dosimetry (computer treatment planning), patient support and medical physics.

3) Gain confidence and experience with a series of clinical placement experiences throughout the program.

4) Further your career with connections to hospitals in the surrounding regions.

Professional recognition

Upon successful completion of the program, students earn a four-year Bachelor of Science in Radiation Therapy degree from University of Alberta.

Graduates will be eligible to write the CAMRT national certification examination in Radiation Therapy.

Upon passing this exam, they are eligible to be licensed by the Alberta College of Medical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technologists (ACMDTT).

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