Department of Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences

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Master of Health Physics Degree Requirements

The master of health physics program comprises environmental health physics and medical physics tracks. The curriculum consists of core health physics courses that must be taken by all students as well as elective courses in each specialization area.

Students’ advisors will determine the course requirements according to Department of Health Physics and Graduate College policy. Requirements shall include:

  1. Health physics program core (27 credits): HPS 602, 603, 611 (three times), 701, 703, 720, 730, and 796 (two times) or 797 (two times).
  2. Environmental health physics core (10 credits): HPS 616, 670, 718, 719.
  3. Environmental health physics electives (7-12 credits): HPS 750, 760, 795.
  4. Medical physics core (13 credits): HPS 740, 740L, 742, 742L, 795.

All students in the master of health physics program require a minimum of 40 credits to satisfy the degree requirements.