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A medical dosimetrist is a member of the radiation oncology team. Medical dosimetrists have the education and expertise necessary to generate radiation dose distributions and dose calculations for cancer patients in collaboration with the medical physicist and the radiation oncologist. After completion of the didactic lessons in this clinical concentration, students continue on to the clinical non-credit, non-degree certificate program. Successful completion of both the concentration and the clinical non-credit, non-degree certificate program are required in order to be eligible to take the national registry examination. Job opportunities may be found in cancer treatment centers and hospitals. Total length of study is 5 years: Health Science major (4 years) + 12 months (clinical non-credit, non-degree certificate program).
Mission Statement: The Mission of the Medical Dosimetry Program is to optimize the knowledge, attitudes and skills of our students by maximizing their potential and introspection while enabling them to heighten their critical thinking in an effort to meet the daily challenges of a Medical Dosimetrist in the dynamic field of Radiation Oncology. Through clinical work and didactic lessons students will hone their skills that are required to serve our patients in the community while maintaining ethical standards and professionalism in and out of the clinic. They will become an integral part of the health care team in the battle against cancer.
Program Goals and Outcomes
*Please note that the national average exam pass rate for the Medical Dosimetry Certification Board is 80%
The Medical Dosimetry program is accredited by the: