Dosimetrists

Job Description

Medical dosimetrists use training in anatomy, physics and radiobiology to calculate effective radiologic treatment doses for cancer patients, while minimizing side effects.

Academic Requirements

Dosimetrists often complete a bachelor’s degree program in medical dosimetry. Individuals who already have a degree in radiation therapy may enroll in a medical dosimetry certificate program. These programs often include class topics in cross-sectional anatomy, treatment plans, radiation doses, medical terminology and dosimetry physics. Many programs also require students to complete clinical experiences.

Dosimetrists
$60-100
Thousand
Average
Salary
High
Patient
Interaction
19%
Job
Growth
 
Low
Blood
Interaction
Bachelor's degree
Education
Required

Schools

Metropolitan Community College – Business/Tech.

1775 Universal Avenue
Kansas City, 64120-2429

Missouri Southern State University

3950 E. Newman Road
Joplin, 64801-1595
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