Application Process

Apply for the School of Radiation Therapy

*Applications for fall 2016 will be accepted from January 11th, 2016 to March 4th, 2016.

Step 1: Complete the application form

Step 2: Submit the following required materials

  • Official transcripts from high school, post-secondary and any radiology program transcripts with application materials or directly from schools. Final transcripts must include: the full name of the educational institution, the degree awarded and the date it was awarded.
  • A $25 non-refundable application fee (checks made to University of Minnesota Medical Center School of Radiation Therapy)

Step 3: Professional certification documentation
Please provide documentation of any professional certifications you have completed.

Step 4: Clinical observation confirmation
The School of Radiation Therapy requires 24 hours of clinical observation in a radiation oncology clinic/department prior to application. Applicants will need proof of observation and evaluation provided by the clinic supervisor. These documents are to be faxed directly by the clinical supervisor to the program. 


Step 5: Letters of recommendation 
Three letters of recommendation are required for admission. Track I applicants, currently in a radiology program, must include one of these from the radiology program director. 

The recommendation form/letter may be sent directly from the recommender or may be sent along with the other material if it is placed in a sealed envelope with the person’s name written across the seal.

Step 6: Submit application materials
If using U.S. mail:
University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview-Radiation Oncology
Pat Fountinelle, Radiation Therapy Program
MMC 400
420 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

If using UPS, FedEx, DHL or overnight:
University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview-Radiation Oncology
Pat Fountinelle-Radiation Therapy Program
MMC 400
Unit J Room1-208
500 Harvard St.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Step 7: Personal interview
If you are considered a top-ranked applicant, we will invite you to University of Minnesota Medical Center for a personal interview with our admissions committee and a tour of our radiation oncology department.

Accepted applicants will be notified within two weeks of the interview. Confirmation responses are due within 10 days of acceptance.

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