Radiation Science & Radiation Therapy

Get a top-notch scientific education amid the nation's top hospitals.

Prepare for a rewarding career in the medical field, research, and graduate study in the field of cancer treatment and health sciences. At Suffolk, you can major in radiation science or radiation therapy. Whichever you choose, you'll explore a multi-faceted field that integrates radiation, biology, physics, chemistry, and mathematics.

Our expert faculty will work with you to tailor a program of study that helps you achieve your goals. You will begin your freshman year as a radiation science major. If you're interested, you can apply to the radiation therapy major in your sophomore year. If you're not accepted, you may reapply the following year, while continuing your radiation science studies.

You'll learn from leaders in the field while gaining clinical experience at some of the finest oncology facilities in the country. Our JRCERT-accredited program is a collaboration between the Suffolk University Biology Department and our world-class clinical sites: Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston), Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston), Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (Boston), Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston), Emerson Hospital (Concord, Massachusetts), Newton-Wellesley Hospital (Newton, Massachusetts), and North Shore Cancer Center (Danvers, Massachusetts).

If you are selected for the radiation therapy program, you'll combine your classroom studies with hands-on clinical training at one of our partnering hospitals. Suffolk students enjoy clinical experiences at Boston's world-famous healthcare facilities, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Suffolk also offers a Master of Science in Medical Dosimetry

Accreditation

Our program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), the national governing body for radiation education programs:
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Phone: 312-704-5300
Email: mail@jrcert.org

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