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Mission & Vision Statement


Texas State University is a public, student-centered, doctoral granting institution dedicated to excellence in serving the educational needs of the diverse population of Texas and the world beyond.


The College of Health Professions educates and prepares health professionals with the academic preparation, requisite competencies, scientific curiosity, and sense of responsibility, leadership, and commitment to meet the present and future health needs of the state and nation. To accomplish this, the Texas State University's College of Health Professions unites faculty, students and the health care community in environments that nurture the academic, scholarly, and service aspects of health care.


  • Promote the success of all students.
  • Offer high quality academic and education programming.
  • Achieve significant progress in research and creative activity as measured by national standards.
  • Provide the necessary services, resources, and infrastructure to support the university's strategic direction.


To accomplish our vision, the Radiation Therapy Program educates and prepares students with a university level academic foundation, and a high degree of clinical competence to meet the present needs of radiation therapy in Texas and the nation.


In support of the College of Health Profession's mission, the Radiation Therapy Program will be the program of first choice for students seeking a baccalaureate degree in radiation therapy.


The mission is supported by the seven general goals related to student learning and program effectiveness in alignment with the institutional goals. These are stratified and supported by the specific objectives, strategies, and measurable outcomes making up the program’s outcome assessment plan.

GOAL 1: The program will produce students with a strong critical thinking ability, knowledge base, and effective communication skills.

GOAL 2: Graduates will be competent in clinical aspects of radiation therapy.

GOAL 3: The Program will foster continued professional growth and development in students while in the program and after graduation.

GOAL 4: The program will maintain a level of definitive educational quality improvement.

GOAL 5: The program will retain and support knowledgeable, professional faculty.

GOAL 6: The program will maintain consistent, effective two-way communication with all clinical supervisors.

GOAL 7: The program will maintain acceptable student enrollment and graduates.