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Radiation Oncology Technology

What will this program do for me?
This program offers training in radiation therapy. It prepares individuals for treating radiation therapy to patients diagnosed with cancer.

What kind of job can I get once I complete the program?
A position as a radiation therapist in a hospital, clinic, or doctor's office.

How much can I earn in this career?
Starting salaries are estimated around $42,000 per year. Experienced therapists earn $60,000 - $70,000 per year. Please refer to Occupational Outlook Handbook for current information on salary and job prospects.

How long will the program take?
27 months which includes two summer sessions. Go to Program Curriculum for specific course requirements.

Where will classes be held?
Classes are held at the Phelan Campus and at affiliated hospitals.

Where do I get more information?
Drop by office S134 on the Phelan Campus or contact at (415) 239-3431. You may also visit the department Web page: Radiologic Oncology/DMI Department.

What time of day are classes offered?
Classes are held Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Please refer to Schedules for Credit Classes for current specific course locations and times.

When do classes start?
We accept students for both the Fall and Spring Semesters. Please refer
to the Schedules for Credit Classes for important dates, times, and

How do I enroll?
This program requires the submission of a separate application in addition to the general College application. Each year, the deadline to apply for the Fall Semester is March 1. The deadline for Spring Semester is October 1. For new students, click here to apply for admission. You may also call Admissions directly at (415)239-3431.

What are the requirements for receiving a degree?
A.S. Degree, completion of clinical competency goals and objectives and completion of required course curriculum. Go to Program Curriculum for specific course requirements.

How much money can I expect to spend?
Approximately $500 per semester. Please refer to Tuition Information for specifics on costs. Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. You may also call the Financial Aid Office at (415) 239-3576.