Program of Study

This program offers a variety of educational experiences in classroom, laboratory and clinical settings. The coursework will train students in the application of prescribed doses of ionizing radiation for the treatment of disease.

Additional Information

Careers Available

Positions are available at hospital cancer centers and outpatient cancer centers.

Recommended Courses and Skills

High school anatomy and physiology, advanced math and physical science and physics, if possible.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Strong math and science, willingness to deal with terminally ill patients, strong interpersonal skills with ability to communicate.


Forsyth Technical Community College Radiation Therapy Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) and currently maintains an 8-year accreditation.

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850

 Chicago, IL 60606-3182,

Phone (312) 704-5300,


Program Offerings

Program Credential Level Offered Code
Radiation Therapy Technology Associate in Applied Science Day A45680
Radiation Therapy Technology - Advanced Placement Associate in Applied Science Day A45680A

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Radiation Therapy Technology Program, contact Chris Gibson, Program Coordinator, at 336.734.7184 or