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The deadline to apply to the Medical Dosimetry Program has been extended until March 1. Further, the start semester has been postponed until fall and the program will take four semesters to complete. There have been no changes to the criteria and minimum pre-requisites to apply. For questions or to apply, please contact health sciences admissions at 252-493-7473 or by email.

Medical Dosimetry

The curriculum is designed to prepare individuals to work in the care of cancer patients as medical dosimetrists. The curriculum provides instruction to enable the participant to become a member of the radiation oncology team.

The curriculum content includes specific coursework to provide classroom and direct clinical experience to train the student in the fundamentals of medical dosimetry practice using current technology, tools and techniques. Students will participate in studies related to the role of the medical dosimetrist and professional ethics, radiation oncology anatomy, treatment planning, dose calculations, clinical oncology, brachytherapy, dosimetry physics, radiation protection, quality assurance and computer applications.

Graduates of the program will be able to obtain employment as a medical dosimetrist and apply to the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board (MDCB) to sit for a national certification.

Online Program

The Medical Dosimetry program is a three-semester diploma program. The program is offered totally online with the exception of four campus visits per year and the clinical practice rotations.

Medical Dosimetry Gainful Employment Report