Radiation Therapy Schools in Colorado with Program Descriptions

Jul 29, 2019

Research radiation therapy programs in Colorado, which currently has one school offering a program. Read an overview of this program and tuition info for this school.

Essential Information

There is only one school in Colorado that offers training in radiation therapy. Students can earn a certificate in radiation therapy. There are no programs in Colorado designed for individuals new to the field. The certificate program is for registered radiologic technologists.

Community College of Denver (CCD)

CCD offers a certificate program in radiation therapy through the health sciences division at its Lowry Campus in Denver. This radiation therapy certificate program is designed for registered radiologic technologists looking to enter the radiation therapy field, as well as individuals who've completed a radiologic technology program. Students complete 44 credit hours of training in areas such as oncology practice, oncology pathophysiology, sectional imaging and treatment planning. The program also includes three internship experiences, as well as simulation and skills labs.

Career Requirements

The state of Colorado does not require licensure for this profession. Students can obtain national certification in radiation therapy through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). To be eligible for certification, candidates must complete an ARRT-accredited program and pass an exam, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

School Comparison: At a Glance

School Name School Type and Setting Radiation Therapy Programs Offered Tuition (2018-2019)
Community College of Denver Four-year, public; large city Certificate in Radiation Therapy $4,750 in-state
$15,830 out-of-state

Sources: *NCES College Navigator'

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