How to Apply to the Radiation Therapy Program
We are accepting applications for future start terms. Please contact admissions to learn more.
Before you apply: Review the admission requirements
Entry Terms: Fall, Winter
- Fall 2024
New Student Orientation: Tuesday, September 4, 2024
Classes Start: Wednesday, September 5, 2024
- Winter 2025
New Student Orientation: Tuesday, January 6, 2025
Classes Start: Wednesday, January 7, 2025
The Radiation Therapy program is competitive and space is limited in each term. The application portal will open approximately 12 months prior to the start of the term. We recommend that you apply 8 to 12 months prior to your intended start date.
Step 1 – Login to the application portal
Login to the student portal to start your online application. At any time, you may save your application, logout, and complete it later.
Step 2 – Complete the application
There is a non-refundable $50.00 application fee required with submission of your application.
Request official transcripts
Have your official academic transcripts from all previously attended post-secondary institutions (including colleges, universities, vocational/technical schools and PSEO credits) sent directly to Northwestern Health Sciences University. To request an official transcript, contact the Registrar’s Office at your prior institution(s). Transcripts from any previous graduate-level work are also required. All official transcripts should be sent directly to:
Northwestern Health Sciences University
ATTN: Office of Admissions
2501 W. 84th St.
Bloomington, MN 55431
Provide the name, email and mailing address of two references who you have known for at least six months. An email address and mailing address are required, so please have this information available when you apply.
References from science instructors and other healthcare professionals are preferred, provided they know you well. Northwestern will send instructions to these people on how to submit a reference. Relatives are not accepted as references.
Write a 2-Page Essay
Write a 2-page essay, divided into two parts:
Part I: Discuss your:
b. Personal goals
c. Reason for choosing the A.S. in Radiation Therapy (RTH) profession.
d. Reasons for choosing RTH at Northwestern Health Sciences University.
Part II: Describe a major personal accomplishment and your reasons for that selection
Minnesota Immunization Form
Minnesota state law requires us to have a signed immunization form on file for each student: