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Accreditation Standards

ACCREDITATION
The Texas State University Radiation Therapy Program has established accreditation by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). The Standards for an Accredited Educational Program in Radiological Science may also be available by writing to the JRCERT (contact information is provided on the first page of this handbook).

RADIATION THERAPY PROGRAM STANDARDS
Effective 2011

Standard One: Integrity
The program demonstrates integrity in the following: representations to communities of
interest and the public, pursuit of fair and equitable academic practices, and
treatment of, and respect for, students, faculty, and staff.

Standard Two: Resources
The program has sufficient resources to support the quality and effectiveness of the
educational process.

Standard Three: Curriculum and Academic Practices
The program’s curriculum and academic practices prepare students for professional
practice.

Standard Four: Health and Safety
The program’s policies and procedures promote the health, safety, and optimal use of
radiation for students, patients, and the general public.

Standard Five: Assessment
The program develops and implements a system of planning and evaluation of student
learning and program effectiveness outcomes in support of its mission.

Standard Six: Institutional/Programmatic Data
The program complies with JRCERT policies, procedures, and STANDARDS to achieve and
maintain specialized accreditation.