South Dakota Radiation Therapy Schools and Colleges

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Radiation therapy is an area of the medical field projected to keep expanding and offering many employment opportunities in the near future. Radiation therapists have an important role in the treatment of cancer, using specialized equipment to focus on and eliminate cancerous growths. Completion of a radiation therapy degree in South Dakota is a good career choice for prospective students interested in both helping patients and working with cutting-edge technology.

Program Requirements

For applicants of radiation therapist schools in South Dakota, you might need to complete a selection of related general education courses like biology and math. In addition, colleges might require you to complete entry level health-related courses like health information technology and medical terminology so that you shall be ready for the radiation therapy courses. In some cases, radiation therapy schools in South Dakota may even require you finish degrees in radiography and complete the related certifications exams because it is closely related to radiation therapy.

Mitchell Technical Institute

821 North Capital
Mitchell, SD 57033
Phone: (605) 995-3008
Director: Paula A Freeman

Available Programs

Program Length
Associates of Applied Science in Radiation Therapy 24 Months

Mitchell Technical is the only Radiation Therapy program avaliable in South Dakota. It is currently not accredited by JRCERT, but is in the process of applying for the initial accreditation. If students intend to transfer into a Radiation Therapy Bachelor’s degree, beware this degree may not fulfill requirements in many of the schools. If individuals are planning to take the ARRT board exam for Radiation Therapy, then this program will meet your needs.

Students are required to hold a valid certificate from ARRT for Radiologic Technology or at least registry eligible.

Students are also required to purchase one of their laptops and not allowed to bring their own.

Estimated Cost of Entire Program

  • $9,524 + $1025 laptop

Typical Curriculum

To successfully earn a radiation therapy degree in South Dakota, candidates will need to complete a range of courses covering relevant topics such as:

  • Clinical Setups I-II
  • Mathematics for Health Science
  • Radiation Physics I
  • Introduction to Radiation Therapy I
  • Film Review

Enrollment Considerations

If you’re prepared to apply to a radiation therapist school in South Dakota, be sure you look at the amount of prerequisites that you have already met if you are already in college. Then use our site to get the right program for you. Request information directly from our website to save time.

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