Undergraduate Programs

Radiation Therapy
Educational Program
Bachelor of Science in Radiation Therapy at IUPUI
  • Program Director: Assistant Professor Schneider
  • Clinical Coordinator: Assistant Professor Schneider

Length of the Program The radiation therapy program is a four-year baccalaureate degree program and has two tracks: one for the nonradiographer and one for the radiographer. For the nonradiographer, the program is composed of 51 credit hours of prerequisite and general-education requirements and a 22-month professional core in the junior and senior years. For the radiographer, the program includes general-education requirements and a 20-month professional core.

Structure of the Program The classroom and clinical experiences are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with continuous enrollment during the professional core.

Opportunity for Students to Work Students often seek employment in part-time positions outside the program, which must be balanced with evening study.

Additional Cost In addition to regular university tuition and fees, students should expect to pay program-related expenses. Contact the program for a current cost sheet.

Program Facilities The Radiation Therapy Program offices are located on the IU Medical Center campus. Classrooms and laboratories are located in radiation oncology departments of area hospitals and in other buildings on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus.

Location of Clinicals The clinical practicums are provided at a variety of clinical sites located within a 75-mile radius of Indianapolis.

Accreditation The program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182.

Last Updated: February 8, 2012