Minor in Health Physics

About

This minor is designed for students interested in the biological effects of radiation in medical utilization and in occupational health and safety.

Accreditation

For information regarding accreditation at UNLV, please head over to Academic Program Accreditations.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate competency in applying the theoretical and problem solving aspects of health physics and related disciplines.
  2. Demonstrate competency in the practical applications of health physics.
  3. Effectively communicate technical information in both oral and written form.
  4. Competent in research methods and be able to critically review research with the intent of applying findings to their practice.
  5. Prepared to pursue a lifetime of self-directed learning and professional.

Career Possibilities

Requirements

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Minor in Health Physics

Contacts

Health Sciences Advising Center

The Health Sciences Advising Center provides guidance for all undergraduate students in the School of Nursing, the School of Integrated Health Sciences, and the School of Public Health.

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Department of Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences

The Department of Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences within the School of Allied Health Sciences provides a high-quality educational experience for undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of health physics and medical physics; nuclear medicine; comprehensive medical imaging; radiochemistry; and radiography.

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School of Integrated Health Sciences

The School of Integrated Health Sciences prepares students for entry-level health-related positions and further graduate or professional studies with classroom instruction, laboratory/clinical practice, research, and mentoring.

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