The Medical Sciences Program in Bloomington is unique among the IU School of Medicine campuses in that it educates medical students seeking an MD as well as graduate and undergraduate students. Bloomington offers a Big 10 learning environment on an iconic campus.

With six major hospitals housing about 2000 beds, medical students in Evansville have access to physician educators in a range of medical specialties. An expanded residency program here will provide more than 100 new graduate medical education positions over the next few years.

The Fort Wayne campus offers clinical education in both rural and urban communities through two large hospital systems serving the region. A Student Research Fellowship Program offers med students nine weeks of summer research experience.

Students and faculty in Indianapolis benefit from close proximity to some of Indiana’s largest teaching hospitals and the Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center. This campus offers medical education in the heart of one of the most progressive and economically healthy cities in the United States.

Muncie is the School’s only campus that’s located on hospital property, giving medical students a front-row four-year medical education with all the amenities that come with being located near the campus of Ball State University, a bustling college environment.

Located in a highly populated urban region just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, the Gary campus offers medical students unparalleled access to clinical care at 11 major teaching hospitals housing 2800 beds. An expanded residency program in Gary will accommodate more than 100 new graduate medical education positions.

IU School of Medicine-South Bend is located on the campus of Notre Dame, offering a rich campus life in a traditionally collegiate community. Students here gain clinical care experience at the Navari Student Outreach Clinic, and external funding for faculty research exceeds $2 million per year.

Known for its rural medical education program, IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute meets the increased need for physicians to serve rural communities throughout the state of Indiana and beyond. This unique four-year medical school program emphasizes primary care and other specialties of need in rural communities.

Located on the campus of Purdue University, the West Lafayette campus offers a Big Ten campus atmosphere and opportunities to supplement the MD curriculum with research experience in the collaborative labs and research centers here. This IU School of Medicine campus offers on-campus housing to med students.

Health Professions Program

Radiation Therapy Bachelor of Science Degree

Students in the IU School of Medicine Radiation Therapy Bachelor of Science (BS) degree program learn to demonstrate the appropriate knowledge of radiation therapy procedures; apply principles of radiation protection for patient, self, and others; perform radiation therapy simulation procedure; perform basic radiation therapy dose calculations and access treatment plans; and deliver radiation therapy treatments as prescribed by a radiation oncologist. Students also learn to evaluate patient for effects, reactions and therapeutic responses; demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills; apply basic research methods; and formulate methods for the pursuit of lifelong learning.

After completion of the radiation therapy program coursework, graduates are able to pass the ARRT national certification exam on the first attempt; secure employment within 12 months post-graduation, if pursuing employment; and complete the professional program within 22 months.

Maria C. Walker, BS

RT(R) (T), Clinical Coordinator

Accreditation

The IU School of Medicine Radiation Therapy, B.S. Program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is accredited through the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182.