Requirements - CAHE



Applicants must be 18 years of age or older prior to orientation.   Applicants must be in good mental and physical health, free from any physical handicaps which would interfere with their work. Ultimately, individuals must meet the Technical Standards for Admissions listed for each program (see below).

  1. (Pathway A) A minimum of a bachelor’s degree and have graduated from a JRCERT accredited Radiation Therapy program with a 3.0 or higher GPA.  Active NYS license as a Radiation Therapist required.

  2. (Pathway B) Students that have not completed a JRCERT accredited Radiation Therapy Program but hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and have taken Anatomy & Physiology I & II, a minimum of 1 semester of physics and a minimum of 1 semester of calculus with a grade of 3.0 or higher and an overall GPA of 3.0. 

Preference is given to candidates with prior healthcare experience.

Applicants who have completed the above subjects 5+ years ago may be subject to an assessment exam.  




  • Students must demonstrate professional demeanor and behavior and must perform in an ethical manner both in and outside of the clinic.
  • Students must adhere to the codes of confidentiality.
  • Students must conform to appropriate standards of dress, appearance, language and public behavior
  • Hear instructions and communications from a distance.
  • Hear patient and/or co-worker in the darkened treatment room.
  • Respond to emergencies in a timely fashion.
  • Observe, recognize, and report on non-verbal reactions from a patient.
  • Stand or walk in order to perform job functions throughout the day.
  • Students must be able to communicate clearly to staff and patients, read, write and comprehend the English language, both verbally and in written format and apply appropriate verbal and written instructions.
  • Students must be able to write legibly with proper spelling of medical terms.
  • Students’ eyesight must be 20/40, either naturally or through correction and must be able to distinguish between various colors.
  • Students must be physically free of use of non-prescription drugs, illegal drugs, and alcohol.

Any applicant who does not meet the technical standards as outlined above is ineligible for admission to the school.

Any student whose status changes while enrolled and no longer meets the technical standards outlined above may not be allowed to continue to progress through the program.

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