Location(s): General Education courses are offered at all BC locations. Program specific courses are only available at the North Campus.
Program Entrance Requirements: The Associate of Science in (Hospital-Based) Radiation Therapy is a limited access program. Admission to the college does not guarantee admission into the program. Students are required to complete a supplemental application and meet specific criteria. Please click here for more information.
Program Description: This program provides a means for graduates of an accredited hospital-based program to obtain an Associate in Science Degree in Radiation Therapy. To qualify for this program, applicants must be currently nationally registered as a Radiation Therapist by the ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologist) and currently hold a valid license in the field. Visit the program’s website for additional information.
Additional Program Information
Students must complete a minimum of 20 general education and core credit hours at Broward College to satisfy residency requirements. To apply for experiential learning credit, students must provide a copy of current ARRT Registry. After the documentation has been reviewed and approved, students will be awarded 51 credits toward the program.
In order to successfully progress through the AS (Hospital-Based) Radiation Therapy Program, students must achieve a grade of "C" in all coursework. This requirement is in addition to maintaining an overall degree GPA of at least 2.0.
- Registered Radiation Therapist (ARRT)
- Radiation Therapy (Hospital-Based), Associate of Science 21591
- Bachelor of Applied Science
|Recommended General Education Courses|
|BSC2085||HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I||3.00|
|BSC2085L||HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I LABORATORY||1.00|
|MAC1105||COLLEGE ALGEBRA 1||3.00|
|or MAC1105C||COREQUISITE COLLEGE ALGEBRA|
|or MGF1106||FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICAL REASONING|
|GE Course||General Education Speech||3.00|
|GE Course||General Education Humanities Core||3.00|
|BSC2086||HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II||3.00|
|BSC2086L||HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II LABORATORY||1.00|
|CHM1032||CHEMISTRY FOR HEALTH SCIENCES||3.00|
|AMH2020||HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES SINCE 1877||3.00|
|or POS2041||NATIONAL GOVERNMENT|
|Apply to the Program (Open Ended)|
|RAT1614||INTRO TO RADIATION THERAPY PHYSICS||2.00|
|RAT1210||INTRODUCTION TO RADIATION THERAPY ANATOMY||1.00|
|RAT1615||RADIATION THERAPY MEDICAL IMAGING||1.00|
|RAT1123||RADIATION THERAPY PATIENT CARE||1.00|
|RAT1123L||RADIATION THERAPY PATIENT CARE LAB||1.00|
|RAT1212||RADIATION THERAPY IMAGING ANATOMY||2.00|
|RAT1001||INTRODUCTION TO RADIATION THERAPY||3.00|
|RAT1002||INTRODUCTION TO RADIATION THERAPY CLINICAL APPLICATIONS||3.00|
|RAT1002L||INTRODUCTION TO RADIATION THERAPY CLINICAL APPLICATIONS LAB||1.00|
|RAT1804||CLINIC EDUCATION I||1.00|
|RAT2021||PRINCIPLES OF RADIATION THERAPY I||3.00|
|RAT2617||ADVANCED RADIATION PHYSICS I||3.00|
|RAT2023||RADIATION ONCOLOGY 1||4.00|
|RAT2243||RADIATION ONCOLOGY SECTIONAL ANATOMY||3.00|
|RAT2814||CLINIC EDUCATION II||3.00|
|RAT2022||PRINCIPLES OF RADIATION THERAPY II||3.00|
|RAT2024||RADIATION ONCOLOGY II||4.00|
|RAT2618||RADIATION PHYSICS II||2.00|
|RAT2824||CLINIC EDUCATION III||3.00|
|RAT2061||RADIATION THERAPY SEMINAR||2.00|
|RAT2619||DOSIMETRY & COMPUTER TREATMENT PLANNING||1.00|
|RAT2834||CLINIC EDUCATION IV||1.00|
MAC1105C COREQUISITE COLLEGE ALGEBRA is a 5-credit course.
See General Education course information here.
In accordance with Florida Statute and Florida Administrative Code, students may need to satisfy the Civic Literacy Graduation Requirement. Visit the Civic Literacy Graduation Requirement page at broward.edu/civic-literacy.
Students are strongly encouraged to meet with an advisor to create a personalized educational plan.
Credit for Prior Learning
Accelerate your path to completion with these options:
- Credit by exam
- Earned industry certifications
- Prior Learning Assessment
- And much more…
Related Industry Certifications
Upon completing this program, graduates will be eligible to sit for the following industry certifications/licenses:
- American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
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Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates from this program will:
- Demonstrate leadership and teamwork skills needed to accomplish team goals and objectives for radiation therapy clinical procedures.
- Demonstrate breast tangent proficiency.
- Demonstrate the ability to communicate to the patient undergoing treatment all information necessary to alleviate the patient's apprehension regarding treatment.
- Competently communicate with clarity to a group of his / her peers.
- Demonstrate proficiency with professionalism in terms of service, clinical outcomes, and safety.