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Radiation Oncology Distance Degree Program

The first step to beginning health career training at NOVA/MEC is to attend a mandatory Information Session.

Please note that the online information sessions contain program information for the current academic year only.

Information Session Online

Important Note: There is no in-person Information Session for this program.

Phone: 703.822.9042, Medical Education Campus, Room 206


About the Radiation Oncology Program

Distance degree program offered through Virginia Western Community College.

Virginia Western Community College delivers its Radiation Oncology program through distance learning to Northern Virginia Community College. The program is designed to prepare selected students to qualify as contributing members of the allied health care team who provide a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic services through the use of ionizing radiation. The Radiation Oncology Program is an intensive, five semester associate degree program beginning in August of each year. The program consists of formal classes and clinical experiences conducted at various area facilities where the student will be exposed to the most modern equipment and techniques available for the treatment of cancer.

The program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).