The number of students admitted to the major is
dependent on the number of clinical internship sites and their
Affiliation agreements with clinical sites
require that the sites commit to complete the training of students
accepted into the major and are renewed each year by Feb. 15; prior
to student selection.
Admission to the major is on a competitive basis. Students are advised to apply for admission to the professional
program late in the fall semester of their sophomore year after
having taken or registered for the pre-professional requirements. It is, however, appropriate to apply as a junior.
Applicants are advised to have taken or registered for their general education requirements
by the time of application. All general education requirements would need to be
fulfilled prior to starting the program classes in the fall.
Applicants are required to have a cumulative
grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale and a grade of "C" or
better in all post-secondary (college level) courses.
also required to have a minimum Pre-Professional GPA of 2.75.
Courses included in the Pre-Professional GPA calculation are
provided at the following -
Pre-Professional Courses. Applicable to students entering UW-L Fall
2012 or later
Applicants are required to successfully complete
40 hours of observation in a radiation therapy department. Students are encouraged to plan their visits over
the summer and spring break. Some sites may require that the
student have had a set of immunizations prior to the visit to comply
with hospital policy. It may be beneficial to visit more than one
Applicants are considered without regard to sex,
race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry,
age, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital or parental status.
Applications must be submitted in full by the deadline published
on the program's website.