​Learn to Apply Safe Doses of Radiation

The Radiation Therapy Program at Broward College is accredited through the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). The program offers you all of the required knowledge to be an entry level radiation therapist, which includes an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in our campus labs prior to beginning your clinical education. The clinical site experience will offer you the opportunity to enhance your clinical skills while treating cancer patients on a daily basis.

When you apply and are accepted into the Radiation Therapy program at Broward College, you will develop the skills to provide appropriate patient care, apply problem solving techniques, use critical thinking skills, maintain patient records, practice and adhere to patient privacy, and most importantly practice radiation safety. Lastly, you will be able to identify and administer treatment protocols, perform tumor localization through the use of diagnostic radiographs and computed tomography (CT), and calculate dosimetry formulas used to plan patient radiation doses.

Students considering a career in Radiation Therapy are encouraged to attend an Information Session and make an appointment with a Health Science Academic Advisor located on North Campus in Coconut Creek, Florida.

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Institutional Accreditation

Broward College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Broward College.

Additional Program Accreditation

The Radiation Therapy program at Broward College is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiological Technology  (JRCERT).

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182
312-704-5300
mail@jrcert.org

The program at Broward College follows the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Radiation Therapy Curriculum. The ASRT establishes standards of practice for the profession. The ASRT writes and maintains the curriculum guideline used by educational programs throughout the United States. The program curriculum at Broward College adheres at all guidelines set forth by the ASRT. Radiation Therapy students are strongly encouraged to become members of the ASRT.

The program at Broward College follows the content specifications for certification provided by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). The ARRT is the provider for the national licensing exam. The program at Broward College follows all competency guidelines for clinical and didactic training as set forth by the ARRT.Radiation therapy program graduates may not practice until they have passed the national registry exam by a score of at least 75%.

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