The Diagnostic Medical Imaging – Radiation Therapy Technology program at College of DuPage is a one-year advanced certificate program available to graduates of an accredited Radiography or Nuclear Medicine program.
Graduates of the COD Radiation Therapy program are referred to as radiation therapists. These highly sought-after professionals serve as liaisons between patients and their physicians and supportive care personnel during radiation treatment for patients with cancer and other diseases. Radiation therapists require a diverse set of skills necessary to participate in both current and emerging technologies in radiation oncology, as well as the ability to provide compassionate, hands-on patient care.
The COD Radiation Therapy program incorporates the National Radiation Therapy curriculum established by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT). The curriculum includes all didactic and clinical competencies required prepare a student to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) national certification examination.
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Diagnostic Medical Imaging
The curriculum of the COD Diagnostic Medical Imaging programs prepares students to become job ready as a technologist in either Radiography, Sonography, Nuclear Medicine, or Radiation Therapy.