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Radiation Therapy

The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

48 months
Duration
16800 USD/year
16800 USD/year
4400 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Radiation Therapy program at the The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center presents the professional with the unique opportunity to blend the knowledge of mathematics, medical science, psychology, and critical thinking while providing hands-on patient care.

Overview

This intensive two-year Radiation Therapy program at the The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is composed of a didactic phase followed by directed clinical training at affiliated hospitals and laboratories. 

Learning outcomes

During the didactic phase, formal lectures cover human anatomy, physiology, radiation therapy physics, radiation oncology, pathology, radiation biology, treatment planning, medical dosimetry, quality assurance and patient care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Issues in Health Care Ethics
  • Anatomy in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiology
  • Introduction to Computed Tomography
  • Diversity and Cultural Competence
  • Radiation Therapy Physics
  • Dosimetry and Treatment Planning
  • Clinical Radiation Oncology
  • Patient Care in Radiation Oncology
  • Human Pathology
  • Quality Management in Radiation Therapy
  • Research
  • Simulation Techniques
  • Radiation Biology
  • Registry Review

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Required courses must be acceptable toward a major in the respective field of study. Survey courses will not fulfill these requirements.
  • Candidates who completed the prerequisite courses seven or more years before admission may be required to update their academic skills. For specific information, contact the program director.
  • A minimum overall grade point average and science (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale is required.  Meeting the minimum criteria does not guarantee acceptance.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8400 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    16800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8400 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    4400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2200 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Houston

1067 - 1950 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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