Amarillo College delivers Associate Degree and Certificate programs that enrich lives, inspire success, and provide an outstanding academic foundation.
AC students have success whether they are looking to immediately enter the workforce or proceed to a university.
Everything you need to achieve success is within easy reach at Amarillo College, including a team of enthusiastic faculty and staff who are fully committed to helping you realize your dreams.
Nothing takes precedence at AC over your success.
Your success is our sole purpose. Take advantage of scholarships, join an organization, or look for study abroad opportunities that few other community colleges offer.
Be your best self at Amarillo College.
Amarillo College is the most-affordable choice for quality higher education in the Panhandle and offers many ways to support your financial investment.
From corporate training opportunities to personal enrichment classes geared to every age group, the Continuing Education Division is a community resource true to its purpose.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF OTHERS
Learn to operate sophisticated equipment that help fight cancer and gain experience in state-of-the-art cancer treatment facilities. Radiation therapy students at Amarillo College expand their knowledge through experiential learning opportunities. While enrolled in courses you will receive hands-on training to set you on a course to become a Registered Radiation therapist to help individuals fight cancer. After earning your AAS degree from Amarillo College you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to help individuals get back to living a quality life.
Radiation therapist deliver prescribed doses of X-ray radiation to small, targeted areas to destroy cancer cells. They work closely with doctors and other health professionals as part of an interdisciplinary healthcare team. Registered Radiation therapists are detail-oriented, science-savvy individuals who build relationships with patients and their families, providing a level of personal support throughout the treatment process. Amarillo College’s two-year program leads to average starting salaries of up to $50,000 throughout Texas for full-time employees.
Additionally, Amarillo College offers a 100% academic online JRCERT accredited curriculum for students nationwide. Learn from our quality faculty wherever you are and gain hands-on experience in a brick and mortar clinical site.
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