Certificate Requirements

The Radiation Therapy Technology certificate program is for students who already have a bachelor's degree. You must have completed the following college-level prerequisite courses prior to beginning the program:

Prerequisites 

Course Credits
English 6
Human Anatomy and Physiology 6
Chemistry 3
Physics 8
Computer Science 3
Pre-Calculus 3
Statistics 3
  • If all prerequisites are completed, acceptance for the certificate program will be for the Fall Semester only.
  • Spring semester enrollment will be considered for those students who have not completed all prerequisites at time of application and would like to complete them at Manhattan College before starting certificate program.
  • Certificate program application for admission into Manhattan College and all admission requirements can be found at manhattan.edu/admissions/apply-now.
  • All completed applications will be reviewed and those students that qualify will be invited to an interview with the program coordinator of their selected program.
  • Applicants will be required to shadow a radiation oncology department after their interview with the program coordinator. Once shadowing is completed, an acceptance decision will be finalized.
  • After evaluation of all criteria, the program coordinator makes an acceptance decision.

The following courses are required to complete the certificate program. Please note, the scheduled class times cannot be guaranteed. 

First Year 

Fall Semester

Course # Course Name Credits Date/Time
RHS 315 Radiation Physics 3 TH 6:15-9:05pm
RHS 205 Concepts in Allied Health 3 M 6:15-9:05pm
PHED 209 Standard First Aid & Personal Safety  1 check course catalog
Total credits: 7

Spring Semester 

Course # Course name credits date/time
RHS 320 Radiological Detection & Protection 3 TH 6:15-9:05pm
RHS 276 Radiation Therapy I 3 M 1:25-2:20pm and
W 1:25pm-3:25pm
RHS 275 Patient Care and Nursing 1 M 3:30-5:30pm
Total credits: 7

Summer Session

Course # Course Name Credits Date/Time
RHS 280 Radiation Therapy Internship I 4 M-F 9am-5pm

 

Second Year 

Fall Semester

COURSE # COURSE NAME CREDITS DATE/TIME
RHS 360 Radiation Therapy Internship II 2 2 full days a week
RHS 326 Cross-Sectional Anatomy 3 T 6:15-9:05pm
RHS 357 Radiation Therapy Instrumentation 3 M 2:30-3:25pm and
W 10:10am-12:10am
RHS 355 Radiation Therapy II 3 M 1:25-2:20pm and
W 1:25pm-3:25pm
Total credits: 11

Spring Semester 

COURSE # COURSE NAME CREDITS DATE/TIME
RHS 356 Radiation Therapy III 3 M 2:30-3:25pm and
W 10:10am-12:10am
RHS 361 Radiation Therapy Internship III 2 2 full days a week
RHS 358 Treatment Planning 3 T 6:15-9:05pm
RHS 404 CT Imaging 3 M 6:15-9:05pm
Total Credits: 11

Summer Session

COURSE # COURSE NAME CREDITS DATE/TIME
RHS 362 Radiation Therapy Internship IV 4 M-F 9am-5pm

 

Third Year 

Fall Semester

COURSE # COURSE NAME CREDITS DATE/TIME
RHS 435 Radiation Therapy Internship V 2 2 full days a week
RHS 440 Radiation Therapy Colloquium  1 M 4:30-6:00pm
RHS 317 Radiation Biology 3 W 6:15-9:05pm
Total credits: 6

Winter Session 

COURSE # COURSE NAME CREDITS DATE/TIME
RHS 436 Radiation Therapy Internship VI 2 2 full days a week357

Total program credits: 52