College of Health and Human Services

Schools & Divisions

Radiological Sciences
Bachelor of Science - Radiological Sciences
Radiation Therapy Concentration
Admission Policies
General Information

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

Class size is restricted by the number of clinical sites available.

Specific Requirements

The following admission policies apply to the Radiation Therapy Progarm, in addition the the CHHS admissions policies. 

Application Deadline

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.

Repeated Courses

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.

Essential Abilities

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 under the Degrees and Programs tab.

Health Requirements

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.

Volunteer Experience
The student is encouraged to observe in a radiation oncology facility prior to the interview.

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