Students 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.

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*Prerequisite courses include calculus-based general physics I and II or algebra-based general physics I and II and calculus.

The curriculum is subject to change. Visit the Graduate Catalog to see the current curriculum and course descriptions.

The posted curriculum is current for students who began the program with the Fall 2020 semester. A revised curriculum for students that will begin the program in the Fall 2021 semester is pending. Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions.

  • First Year - Fall Term (11 hours)
    • MHP 602 - Radiation Physics (3 hours)
    • MHP 610 - Radiation Detection & Measurement with Lab (4 hours)
    • CDS 610 - Research Design & Statistics (3 hours)
    • CDS 505 - Professional Development (1 hour)
  • First Year - Spring Term (11 credit hours)
    • MHP 620 - Principles of Dosimetry (3 hours)
    • MHP 621 - Nonionizing Radiation or Elective (3 hours)
    • MHP 653 - Research Methodology & Publication Analysis (2 hours)
    • MHP 645 - Radiation Shielding & Protection (3 hours)
  • First Year - Summer Term (15 credit hours)
    • MHP 651 - Advanced Radiation Biology (3 hours)
    • MHP 657 - Monte Carlo Techniques for Health Physicists or Elective (1 hour)
    • MHP 698/699 - Non-Thesis/Thesis Research (5 hours)
    • MHP 691 - Supervised Practice (6 hours)
  • Second Year - Fall Term (15 credit hours)
    • MHP 655 - Contemporary Issues & CHP Exam Review (3 hours)
    • MHP 611 - Physics of Diagnostic Imaging (3 hours)
    • MHP 654 - Laser Safety & Protection or Elective (3 hours)
    • MHP 691 - Supervised Practice (6 hours)