Academics

Bachelor of Science in Radiation Therapy (BSRT)

NEW for Fall 2020!
Three-year program.

The radiation therapist is an essential member to any cancer care team. Using high-tech equipment, radiation therapists deliver radiation treatments to patients with cancer or other benign tumors. A radiation therapist works with cancer patients daily throughout the radiation treatment process, therefore compassion, empathy, and side effect assessment are key patient care skills. The role of a radiation therapist is highly collaborative, and good communication and teamwork skills are necessary to provide the best possible care to patients. Because cancer care is a forever changing and advancing field, a radiation therapist should have a desire for and commitment to continuous learning.

Bellin College’s Radiation Therapy program is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and will provide excellent opportunities, resources, and state-of-the-art facilities for students. Students will learn and gain skills prior to their clinical internship through the use a virtual reality simulator. Students will gain the clinical, education, and laboratory training that will help provide the skills needed to be confident in their career.

Students will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Radiation Therapy after three consecutive years, and will be eligible to take the ARRT certification examination. The final year of the program includes a full-time clinical internship which will provide the real-life, hands-on experience needed to be successful in a career as a radiation therapist.

Mission Statement and Program Philosophy

Bellin College Mission
Bellin College is dedicated to preparing healthcare professionals by providing an intellectually stimulating environment focused on leadership, community service, and lifelong learning that promotes excellence in healthcare practice and the advancement of the profession.

BSRT Program Philosophy
In association with the mission of Bellin College, it is the intention of the Bachelor of Science in Radiation Therapy program to educate students who will function as proficient health care professionals and team members possessing a constant concern for quality patient care and technical competency. It is the College’s intention to maintain the highest program standards guaranteeing graduates their eligibility for examination by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Program Goals & Student Learning Outcomes

Program Goal 1: Students will demonstrate problem solving and critical thinking skills.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Applied didactic concepts into the clinical setting; demonstrating critical thinking.
  2. Theories of radiation therapy applied to real life scenarios.

Program Goal 2: Students will have an understanding and appreciation for optimum radiation protection.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Practiced radiation safety within established dose limits.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of radiation protection principles and practices.

Program Goal 3: Students will demonstrate professional behavior and effective communication skills.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Obtained student membership in professional organization(s)
  2. Delivered formal presentation

Program Goal 4: Students will demonstrate clinical competency in radiation therapy procedures.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Graduates will demonstrate entry level clinical competency in radiation therapy(ARRT).
  2. Prepared to enter the profession as a Registered Radiation Therapist.

Program Goal 5: Students will portray leadership skills.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Successful completed of leadership course.
  2. Served as a volunteer for a college/community event.
Accreditation

Bellin College’s Radiation Therapy program is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

View the Radiation Therapy Academic Plan       View the admissions requirements

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Questions?

Please contact Bellin College Admissions at Admissions@bellincollege.edu,
(920) 433-6650, or use our online contact form.

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