School of Radiation Therapy

Welcome to the School of Radiation Therapy at City of Hope! We invite you to explore our website to learn more about our program and the profession.

Located on the medical campus of a nationally recognized comprehensive cancer institution, City of Hope's School of Radiation Therapy has provided high quality education, exceptional faculty, and state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities since 1975.
 
City of Hope's School of Radiation Therapy is a 12-month certificate program, accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology and approved by the state of California Department of Public Health, Radiologic Health Branch. The program is designed to offer a full curriculum that incorporates both didactic and clinical elements that are reflective of contemporary practice in radiation therapy today.

The program's mission is to educate and train radiation therapy professionals who are knowledgeable, technically competent and dedicated to the needs of their patients, the community and profession.

Successful preparation is through the program's ability to provide structural learning experiences that facilitate attitudes and skills that prepare graduates to demonstrate a commitment to patient care and continued personal and professional development.

Upon successful completion of the program, the student is eligible to sit for the national certification exam offered by the  American Registry of Radiologic Technologists . Having successfully passed this exam, the certificate holder is classified as a registered radiation therapist, or R.T.
 
 
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 N. Wacker Drive Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 704-5300
Fax: (312) 704-5304