Nevada Radiation Therapy Schools and Colleges

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Radiation therapist are hired to improve cancer patients using specialized equipment that eliminate cancerous growths in and on the body. Radiation therapy is one of the fastest growing area of study in the medical industry and has a high earning potential without needing years of school. By finishing a radiation therapy degree in Nevada, you will have the opportunity to help patients as well as use cutting-edge technology.

Program Requirements

Radiation therapist schools in Nevada often require completing general education undergraduate courses before you apply for admission to a radiation therapy program. Some programs may also require completion of starting healthcare courses such as medical terminology or health information technology. Since radiography and radiation therapy are closely connected, some radiation therapy schools in Nevada even demand completion of a degree in radiography and a passing score on its associated certification exam.

College Of Southern Nevada

6375 W Charleston Blvd – W1A
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: (702) 651-5076
Director: James W Godin

Available Programs

Program Length
AAS in Radiation Therapy 21 Month

The Associate of Applied Science degree offered at College of Southern Nevada is a 21 month program that does not require any prior experience in Radiography or Nuclear Medicine. The program is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, but not accredited by the JRCERT. Students will be able sit on the national RT exam that is overseen by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

Selections of eligible candidates are based on the following criteria:

  • GPA (2.5 or better for prerequisites)
  • ATI Test of TEAS exam scores
  • Previous education/advance degree
  • Previous medical field experience
  • Volunteer work in medical field
  • Completion and grades for general education requirements
  • Nevada Residency

Application Deadline: June 1st

Estimated Cost of Entire Program

  • Residents: $7380 (according to website)
  • Non-Residents: $43,304.78 (estimated)

Typical Curriculum

To complete a radiation therapy degree in Nevada, applicants will need to take and pass some of the courses below:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Clinical Anatomy I-II
  • Principles of Radiography
  • Oncologic Pathology
  • Physics

For numerous programs in a NV radiation therapy school, you will also learn safety measures due to the delicate nature of the equipment and work. The coursework and length of degree at radiation therapy schools in Nevada can vary, however, you should expect to complete your degree in one to two years.

Enrollment Considerations

If you’re ready to apply to a radiation therapist school in Nevada, make sure to look at the amount of prerequisites that you have already met if you’re already in school. Then use our site to find the right program for you. Request information directly from our website to save time.

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