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In order to be employed as a radiation therapist in Canada, you need to graduate from an accredited program in medical radiation sciences and successfully complete the national exam of the
Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT). In Ontario, in addition to the above requirements, radiation therapists must be registered with the CMRTO in order to practice within the province.
Accredited medical radiation sciences programs within Ontario:
Radiation Therapy at The Michener Institute of Education at UHN
The Michener Institute offers joint Radiation Therapy degree-granting programs with both University of Toronto and Laurentian University. Those enrolled in the program will gain exposure to all aspects of the profession, including treatment planning and simulation, dose distribution, interprofessional collaboration, treatment delivery, patient care and health care ethics.
For more information, visit the
Radiation Therapy joint program with University of Toronto page or the
Radiation Therapy joint program with Laurentian University at Michener.ca.
There are a variety of post-graduate education opportunities for radiation therapists. These graduate programs are offered through the University of Toronto.
Master of Health Sciences (MHSc) in Medical Radiation Sciences
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of TorontoNicole Harnett, Program Director416 946 4501 ext. firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Radiation Oncology in partnership with the Institute of Medical Sciences.
In addition, radiation therapists at Princess Margaret contribute to the education and training of undergraduate and post-graduate professionals. This may include radiation therapy students, radiation therapists, medical students, radiation oncology residents, radiation oncology fellows, medical physics residents and other allied health professionals.