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Radiation Therapy, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #701 (ARWU) Syracuse, NY, United States
People who succeed in Radiation Therapy at Upstate Medical University SUNY like working with others, are not uncomfortable with serious illness, and enjoy a fast-paced, high-tech environment.
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We offer a bachelor degree in Radiation Therapy at Upstate Medical University SUNY. Radiation therapy is the careful use of various kinds of high-energy ionizing radiation, such as X-rays, gamma rays, electrons, and protons, to treat cancer and other diseases.

Key Features 

  • A radiation therapist works as an integral member of a team of radiation oncology health professionals who use a variety of different ionizing radiation to treat cancer patients. 
  • Cancer is a very common disease, and radiation therapy can CURE cancer in the majority of patients and definitely improve the quality of life in others. As a therapist, you can positively impact the lives of all the patients you treat.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Research Methods 
  • Pathology
  • Introduction To Radiation Therapy
  • Essentials of Oncology 
  • Radiologic Physics
  • Radiologic Science Patient Care
  • Rad. Onc. Imaging

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Submit a verified AMCAS application by October 15th
  • Submit Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) scores to AMCAS by October 15th
  • Submit the appropriate letters of recommendation to AMCAS
  • Submit a SUNY Upstate Medical University Secondary Application by December 1st - once our admissions office receives your verified AMCAS application we will forward you instructions on how to access our secondary application
  • Submit a non-refundable application processing fee of $110 by December 1st

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8490 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8490 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    7070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3535 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Syracuse

  • 935 - 1370 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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