Oakland Community College 

RADIATION THERAPY TECHNOLOGY

Associate in Applied Science (RTT.AAS)

CO-OP PROGRAM

   This is a cooperatively arranged program leading to an Associate in Applied Science Degree. The program is open to Radiation Therapists already in the field and to persons who wish to prepare for entry into the field.
   Radiation Therapists who are graduated from an approved Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) Radiation Therapy Technology program will be able to transfer to Oakland Community College up to 35 credit hours toward an associate degree. Upon completion of the required supportive and General Education courses as listed in the catalog for this program, the therapist will be granted an Associate in Applied Science Degree - Radiation Therapy Technology.
   Those wishing to start a career in Radiation Therapy must take the required supportive courses at Oakland Community College then apply to a JRCERT certification approved Radiation Therapy Technology Program to complete the specialized courses and clinical practice before receiving the associate degree. A list of the approved programs in the local geographic area is available from the Health Professions and Technologies faculty at the Southfield Campus.
   Graduates of this program will be eligible to work in hospitals, free-standing cancer centers and private offices.

Major Requirements Credits
The student will complete an approved Radiation Therapy program to earn 35 credits transferable to Oakland Community College.
 
Required Supportive Courses  
BIO 2630 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BIO 2640 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
CIS 1050 Personal Computer Productivity Tools (MS-Office) 4
ENG 1510 Composition I 3
ENG 1520 Composition II 3
or    
ENG 2200 Professional Communication 4
MAT 1560 Trigonometry 3
MDA 1350 Medical Law & Ethics 3
MED 1103 Medical Terminology 3
PHY 1610 College Physics I 4
PSY 2510 Intro to Psychology 3
 
See degree requirements for an Associate in Applied Science degree.
 
General Education Requirement
See General Education Distribution Requirements
 
●  Course may be used to meet General Education requirements.