Bachelor of Science in Radiation Therapy

Sarah H.
Sarah H. Class of 2019, Military Servicemember


Become a part of NU’s global alumni community.
The BS in Radiation Therapy program includes four-week classes.
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Program Overview

On Campus

Prepare to play an active role in the fight against cancer and other diseases by earning a Bachelor of Science in Radiation Therapy from National University. The Radiation Therapy Program combines classroom work with clinical experiences to prepare you to become an integral part of a healthcare team using radiation to treat cancer as well as benign diseases. You’ll learn to assess the physical, emotional, and educational needs of the patients you serve, determine the efficacy of a prescribed treatment, and carry out the accurate delivery and documentation of treatment. The radiation therapy education program covers all aspects of radiation therapy, including effective patient care and education, treatment planning, radiation physics, and the biological effects of radiation.

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Four-Week Classes

Focus on one subject at a time — one month at a time — and finish your degree faster.

75+ Degree Programs

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On Campus or Online

Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.

Year-Round Enrollment

Apply or transfer any time. Classes start monthly, and applications are accepted year round.

20+ Locations

Attend class and learn onsite at one of over 20 locations in California.

Military Friendly

As a Yellow Ribbon school, we offer tuition discounts to servicemembers and dependents.

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