A Career in Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapists need to exhibit a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail, must like working with technology and enjoy interacting with people. The characteristics and skills of a great therapist include:

  • Compassion and sensitivity to others
  • Problem solving and  critical thinking
  • Responsibility and careful work habits
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team work
  • Technical proficiency

Radiation therapy is a rewarding  profession with strong projected employment growth.  Graduates of the MCC program will be actively recruited for positions in:

  • Clinics
  • Dosimetry/Treatment Planning
  • Education
  • Equipment Sales and Training
  • Hospitals
  • Research

On the Web

These web sites provide additional information on radiation therapy and careers in the field:

Radiation Therapy/Oncology

Professional Organizations and Careers