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.

First Year - Fall Term (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)

First Year - Spring Term (13 credit 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)

First Year - Summer Term (13 credit 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 hour)

Second Year - Fall Term (13 credit hours)

  • Elective II or MHP 652 - Radiopharmacy (3 hours)
  • MHP 691 - Supervised Practice (6 hours)
  • MHP 698 - Non-thesis Research (4 hours)