Curriculum

Lab ClassStudents in the Health Physics program complete specific courses according to a planned and structured program of study. Students fulfill program degree requirements in a logical scope and sequence process. The sequence is intended to facilitate the success in the overall degree requirements.

Curriculum


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*Prerequisite courses include Calculus-based general physics I and II

FIRST YEAR:

Fall (14 Hours)
MHP 601 - Principles of Health Physics (3 hours)
NMT 610 - Medical Radiation Physics & Lab (4 hours)
NMT 621 - Nuclear Medicine Radiation Instrumentation I & Lab (4 hours)
CDS 610 - Research Design and Statistics (3 hours)
CDS 501 - Professional Development (0 hours)

Spring (13 Hours)
MHP 620 - Principles of Dosimetry (3 hours)
NMT 641 - Regulations, Radiation Protection/Biology & Lab (4 hours)
CDS 625 - Analysis of Scientific Publication (3 hours)
MHP 611 - Physics of Diagnostic Imaging (3 hours)
CDS 502 - Professional Development (0 hours)

Summer (13 Hours)
MHP 621 - Nonionizing Radiation (3 hours)
MHP 691 - Supervised Practice (6 hours)
Elective I or MHP 651 - Advanced Radiation Biology (3 hours)
CDS 503 - Professional Development (1 hours)     

SECOND YEAR:

Fall (13 Hours)
Elective II or MHP 652 - Radiopharmacy (3 hours)
MHP 691                Supervised Practice (6 hours)
MHP 698                Non-thesis research (4 hours)