Where can I find places that will get me into a program for radiation therapy? Is it better to get an associate’s degree or is a certification fine? Also, what is the difference between radiation therapist and nuclear medication technologist? Also, what is the average salary of a radiation therapist in NJ/NY?
Ok, lemme start telling you what I know and what i don’t understand. A radiology technician takes x-rays and can also learn how to do MRI and CTs. From my point of view this could be a good career option cause one specializes in differents sectors so that will always have a job. Either doing […]
I currently am doing pre reqs to get an AAS degree in Radiologic Technology. I’m thinking that eventually i might want to work in Radation Therapy. Does anyone know whats the process of going into Radation Therapy after getting an Associates as a Radiation Technologist? How much more school is needed in order to do […]
I am interested in the field of Radiation Therapy and I am specifically looking for some in-site as to how a Radiation Therapist deals with the emotional challenges they face dealing with cancer patients. I have spoken to many in the medical field such as nurses and respiratory therapist but none that deal with cancer […]
Simply put, I have been looking into going to school for Radiology technician and I had stumbled upon the idea of doing Radiation Therapy instead. I know the differences between the two and I would like to know what its like working as a Radiation therapist vs. Radiology tech, other than “one is more rewarding […]
i am thinking of working in the medical and particularly interested in this one because not much schooling is needed.However,i am also interested in becoming a doctor.If i study radiation therapy can it be an alternate route to becoming a doctor instead of entering premed . Is it a good field to study in?what are […]
I was just wondering, is it extreamly hard to get into a Radation Therapy school? And is there LOADS of math invovled? If so what types?? what kind of GPA do you need to get into a school?
Due to certain circumstances I am currently enrolled in a community college and am taking up liberal arts. After a lot of contemplating I decided that I would like to become a radiation therapist. Am I wasting my time by getting an associates in liberal arts? Is there some type of other school that I […]
I live in Illinois. Is there a good college I can go to that I can get a degree, like an associates or bachelors that I can get a career in radiology therapy? Please help! Is the career good? Worth it? I do live in Aurora,IL. and do not want to drive more than an […]
do i need an associates in radiation therapy to be a radiation therapist or can i do it with an associates in radiography because alot of the schools i look at just offer radiography degrees. I live in PA and i know you need to do some other certifications but i just need to know […]
I have an associates in allied health. I will be entering the kaiser permanente radiation therapy program which is 18 months and includes a fair amount of clinical experience. Because it is a hospital based program I don’t get a bachelors degree upon completion. Will this hurt me getting into med school. I need to […]
I’m waiting to get into a Radiography Tech program that is an associates degree. I heard you can get that degree, then do a 12 month certificate program for the Radiation therapy. I also see you can do a 2 or 4yr program for radiation therapy, but I’d rather go the associates’ route for it. […]
I’ve been researching this and some websites say A Bachelor’s Degree is not necessary to become a Radiation Therapist and all you need is an Associate’s Degree. However, I’ve seen websites saying that there are Bachelor Degrees in Radiation Therapy, so why would they have them unless they are needed? I can see that if […]
I am getting ready to separate the military and get a college degree. I was looking into radiation therapy and see that it only requires an associates degree. Will I decent paying job with only an associates degree. I will be using my GI Bill, so I can go to school long enough to earn […]
i am gonna get my degree in radiation therapy so what is higher than that? once i get my degree how high can i go from there????
I’ve been very interested in Radiation Therapy as my main career choice lately. However, my mom doesn’t believe it’s a good idea because it would be a tough job emotionally. I’m a very caring and loving person so I feel like if I brought the right kind of energy to the table the patient would […]
im planning on studying radiation therapy. but i would like to know if i only get a certificate in this field and not a degree can i still get a job? does it affect my salary???
I realize the two careers are very different and I have looked at both jobs extensively. Are both of these careers in high demand right now and do you think they will be around for awhile? I’d love to hear from Ultrasound Techs and Physical Therapists to hear your take.?
I am thinking of going into Radiation therapy technology and need to know more about it. Thanks!
I’m looking for a serious career change, and I really want to make sure it’s a stable field – especially since I have a family to support. I’ve done my research, and BLS.gov (among others) states that radiation therapy is an excellent choice due to salary and job outlook over the next ~10 years, but […]
I want to be a radiology therapist but only radiography and radiology tech programs are offered in my area. Are they the same? Will they make the same amount of money and allow me to get hired for the same jobs?