ASAST in Radiation Therapy

The Associate in Science in Applied Science and Technology (ASAST) degree in Radiation Therapy is limited to certified, licensed radiation therapy technologists. The program enables mid-career adults meet their educational and professional needs through credit transfer and course completion, positing graduates to transition to the Bachelor of Science in Applied Science and Technology degree program.  The degree is a 60-credit program.

ASAST in Radiation Therapy Credit Distribution

Subject Area/Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 30
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • English Composition I (ENC-101)
  • English Composition II (ENC-102)
  • College Algebra (MAT-121) or above
  • Higher Level Mathematics above College Algebra
  • Computer Concepts (CIS-107) or above
B. Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World 11
  • Psychology or Sociology
  • Physics I or Chemistry I
  • Anatomy and Physiology I (BIO-211)
C. General Education Electives 4
II. Area of Study: Radiation Therapy 24
A. Radiation Physics 3
B. Radiation Therapy Electives 18
C. Associate Capstone (APS-295) 3
III. Free Electives 6
Total 60


  • Certification: ARR-RT (T) and NJ LR (T) (copy of original certification and current renewal card)
  • Required Courses: Radiation Physics, Radiation Therapy, Electives
  • Corollary Requirements: College Algebra, Computer Concepts, Anatomy and Physiology
  • How Students Earn Credit in the Option: The certification covers almost all of the credits required in the option

Leverage Your Training

Have you earned a professional license or certification, or acquired college-level technical expertise on the job? If so, it may be worth college credit. The College also offers a variety of other ways to earn credit, including transferring previous college credits, all designed around the needs of adult learners, like you.

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