College of Health and Human Services
Schools & Divisions
Bachelor of Science - Radiological Sciences
Radiation Therapy Concentration
Students may apply for admission to the Radiation Therapy Program after qualifying for regular admission to Indiana University.
Criteria Used for Selection of Class
Admission to the program is based upon each applicant's college course work and a personal interview.
Class size is restricted by the number of clinical sites available.
The following admission policies apply to the Radiation Therapy Progarm, in addition the the CHHS admissions policies.
January 15 of the year the student wishes to begin the professional year.
Total number of Prerequisite Credit Hours
52 credit hours
Limitations of Course Work
Remedial course work will not count as credit hours toward the degree or for the purposes of calculation of a grade point average during the admission process.
Seven Year Limit
Anatomy and Physiology I and II have a 7 year age limit between completion and time of admission. Students may opt to take the course again or challenge the course by departmental examination. Credentialed health care professionals are exempt from this requirement.
In order to qualify for admission and/or progression, the student must pass the required arts and sciences coursework by the second completed attempt.
Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average
2.3 on a 4.0 scale. This requirement is applied at the time of interview.
Minimum Grade Requirement in a stated Prerequisite
C (2.0 on a 4.0 scale)
A personal interview is required. If, however, the number of applications to the program far exceeds the number of positions available, the program's admission committee reserves the right to limit the number of applicants to be interview to two times the number of positions available in the class.
Students must meet the list of essential abilities (technical standards) for admission to the program. The list of essential abilities is mailed to all program applicants. A link to the Essential Abilities Technical Standards for the Radiation Therapy Concentration can be found on the IUN website at http://www.iun.edu/radiologic-sciences/degrees/bs-radiation-therapy.htm under the Degrees and Programs tab.
Students are required to show proof that they have met the immunization, physical examination and laboratory examination requirements for the program as well as CPR certification. Specific information is provided to all accepted students prior to enrolling in clinical course.
Criminal History Check
A criminal history check is required prior to beginning clinical experience. A positive background check may make a student ineligible for clinical course work.
Drug Screening Policy
Students may be required to have a drug screen prior to attending clinical experience or it may be required on demand under certain situations in the clinical site. A positive drug screen will result in removal from the clinical site and possible dismissal from the program.