supervised practiceStudents in the MS in Health Physics program have an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the health physics industry through supervised practices. This allows students to work alongside professionals already in the industry and practice what they have learned in the classroom in a supervised setting.

Supervised Practice Locations

In addition to the sites listed below, new sites are added regularly. Student suggestions and ideas for alternative sites for completing the practicum requirement are always considered!

  • UAB Department of Radiation Safety - Birmingham, AL
  • UAB Advanced Imaging Center - Birmingham, AL
  • UAB Physics Department, Dr. Sergey Mirov Laser Lab - Birmingham, AL
  • Alabama Department of Public Health, Office of Radiation Control - Montgomery, AL
  • Huntsville Hospital Radiation Safety - Huntsville, AL
  • NASA Marshall Space Flight Center - Huntsville, AL
  • Versant - Various
  • West Physics - Various
  • Risk Assessment Corporation - Virtual
  • National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements - Virtual/Hybrid
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Virtual/Hybrid
  • Y-12 National Security Complex - Oak Ridge, TN
  • Yale University/New Haven Hospital - New Haven, CT
  • Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville, FL
  • Westinghouse - Various
  • Pantex - Various
  • H3 Environmental - Albuquerque, NM