Accreditation – Medical Dosimetry Program

The Medical Dosimetry program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)

20 N. Wacker Drive Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182

Phone: (312) 704-5300
Fax: (312) 704-5304
Website: http://www.jrcert.org/

To view a (PDF) copy of the JRCERT Standards for an Accredited Program in Radiologic Sciences go to:

Accreditation Standards – 2021

JRCERT collects program effectiveness data provided by accredited programs on completion rates, credential examination pass rates, and job placement rates. To view a copy of the program effectiveness data for Bellevue College and other accredited colleges collected by the JRCERT please go to:

JRCERT Accredited Programs – Bellevue College

In the event of a complaint of non-compliance, individuals must first file a complaint with the program or institution and may follow the formal grievance procedure.

General Complaint Resolution Procedures

If the individual is unable to resolve the complaint with program officials or believes that the concerns have not been properly addressed, the individual may submit allegations of non-compliance directly to JRCERT.

JRCERT Reporting Allegations

Program Accreditation Status:

Most recent site visit: June 2015
Accreditation award granted for maximum 8 years: Nov 2015
Interim report due: June 2019
Maintenance of accreditation granted: Dec 2019
Next site visit due: second quarter of 2023

Missions & Goals

The mission of the Bellevue College Medical Dosimetry Program is to provide a high-quality education.  By combining strong didactic coursework and on-site clinical experiences, students are equipped to plan treatments that deliver superior healthcare outcomes across the country and beyond. The Medical Dosimetry Program affirms the Bellevue College mission and aims to instill ethical and cultural competence within its people and processes by applying principles of diversity and equity.

The program goals and outcomes to support this mission are:

Program Goal One: Students will be clinically competent as entry level dosimetrists:

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will develop appropriate treatment plans
  • Student will apply principles of radiation physics and treatment planning fundamentals to clinical practice
  • Student will apply/follow appropriate principles of radiation protection
  • Student will apply appropriate ethical and legal practices

Program Goal Two: Students/graduates will be able to effectively communicate in all aspects of medical dosimetry

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with members of the oncology team.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with patients

Program Goal Three: Students/graduates will be able to apply critical thinking and problem solving in analyzing dosimetry scenarios

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate effective critical thinking and problem solving skills in clinical situations
  • Students will demonstrate effective critical thinking and problem solving skills in didactic situations
  • Graduates will demonstrate effective critical thinking and problem solving skills

Program Goal Four: Students will exhibit professional growth in the program and after graduation

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will join the AAMD
  • Graduates will participate in life-long learning for continual professional growth
  • Graduates will promote their profession by actively participating in professional societies and / or advisory boards.

Program Effectiveness Data

Beginning 2014 the medical dosimetry program has alternate year enrollment. Some years will indicate a rate of zero due to alternate year enrollment. The 5-year averaging is based upon the most recent 5 consecutive years.

Program Effectiveness Data [PDF]

Clarification regarding gainful employment: This is the number of graduates that gain employment in medical dosimetry within twelve months of graduation versus the number that graduate and are actively seeking employment.

The JRCERT defines “Not actively seeking employment” as:

  1. Graduate fails to communicate with program officials regarding employment status after multiple attempts;
  2. Graduate is unwilling to seek employment that requires relocation;
  3. Graduate is unwilling to accept employment due to salary or hours;
  4. Graduate is on active military duty; or
  5. Graduate is continuing education.

Also available at www.jrcert.org

Last Updated November 3, 2022