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Can I become a Radiation Therapist with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology?

In what should I major if I wish to become a radiation therapist? I was thinking Biology, but I honestly don't know what is needed. The college I was planning on attending does not have any type of Radiology majors...I don't even know if those exist. So in what should I major? Would I need any schooling beyond a Bachelor's?

Asked By: Mitchell - 3/10/2009
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A Radiation Therapist is actually a program at many different schools and Universities. Some places are two year programs, some places are 4 year programs... More
Answered By: slider728 - 3/10/2009
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You would require specialized training beyond a BA in biology. Your better bet would be to get a BSN in nursing and transfer into a radiology program either during or after graduating. Some hospitals actually provide the training themselves, although its a diploma or certificate and not a degree--it is not always... More
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Answered By: ScienceTeacher - 3/10/2009
 
Currently im in my last year radiation therapy school and I will be graduating this August... More
Answered By: dcb284 - 3/14/2009
 
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