Radiation Oncology Education

The Department of Radiation Oncology offers multiple training opportunities for health professionals, including:

  • Radiation Oncology Residency is a four-year accredited program that trains physicians to be outstanding radiation oncologists and provides graduates with a solid foundation in translational and clinical research, while preparing them for careers in academic radiation oncology.
  • School of Radiation Therapy is an accredited 12-month certificate program to train health professionals in the technical skills necessary to plan, deliver and record a prescribed course of radiation, as well as monitoring and caring for patients throughout treatment. After completing this program, graduates become registered radiation therapists upon passing a national certification exam.
  • Radiation Oncology Physics Residency is a two-year training program for individuals with an MS or PhD degree in physics, medical physics or a closely related field.