Florida State College at Jacksonville develops and facilitates the curriculum and didactic instruction for its Radiation Therapy Specialist program. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and other clinical affiliates provide clinical experiences for the program.

You begin with two days of clinical instruction and then build to four days by the final semester of the program. During monthly rotations, you are under the supervision of qualified radiation therapists and gain experience in all areas of radiation oncology.

Florida State College at Jacksonville develops and publishes the didactic class listing for the program.

Grading or evaluation

Florida State College at Jacksonville uses student evaluative tools that include:

  • Written examination
  • Demonstration of skills
  • Self-assessment exercises
  • Faculty reviews
  • Clinical reviews

This system of evaluation provides students and faculty with a comprehensive look at individual performance. This allows faculty and administrative staff to direct students who are experiencing academic difficulty to the appropriate support resources, including tutoring programs and counseling opportunities.

Curriculum enhancements

Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences is committed to developing and maintaining the best education programs. The curriculum and other aspects of this program are assessed constantly and changed as necessary to ensure the highest quality training.

May 05, 2014