Bachelor of Science in Radiation Therapy

Clinical Component

  • Delivered in Edmonton at the Cross Cancer Institute and in Calgary at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre and possibly in the future the Jack Ady Cancer Centre, Grande Prairie Cancer Centre and the Red Deer Cancer Centre
  • Clinical education site is based on student numbers and site availability 
  • Involves education in scheduled clinical rotations, simulated workshops, labs, oral review and/or test situations, Research Applications, Research Methodology, and patient rounds

The University of Alberta Bachelor of Science in Radiation Therapy program require students to relocate to any of the available clinical sites to gain the required academic/didactic competencies and experience. All costs incurred are the sole responsibility of the student. University of Alberta Bachelor of Science in Radiation Therapy program requires students to pay for transportation, housing and parking costs during the didactic and clinical components of the program.

Student Selection

Students are accepted based on:

  • Academic standing
  • Panel interview
  • Candidate references
  • Candidate career reflection
  • Results of a math and comprehension examination at time of interview
  • Work/volunteer experience in a medical setting 
  • Subject to change without notice.


Upon successful completion of all program requirements, students are eligible to:

  • Access to the National Certification Examination set by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation technologists (CAMRT). See for more details. 
  • Seek licensure by the Alberta College of Medical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technologists as per provincial requirements. See for more details.

Quick Links

  • Please call 780-643-4641 to register.