Curriculum

Become an expert in medical imaging as the demand for medical physicists has grown exponentially.

2 Years

53 Credits
Full-Time

We offer unique learning opportunities focused on both pediatric and adult radiology.

What You’ll Learn

Students will learn the following concepts and methodologies:

  1. Physical basis of diagnostic imaging, nuclear medicine, and radiation therapy
  2. Standards of government regulations and certifying agencies’ guidelines
  3. How to create and run a medical physics research program
  1. Performance, ethics, and professionalism of a medical physicist
  2. Roles and duties of a hospital-based Radiation Safety Officer
  3. Basic anatomy and physiology

All students in the program will complete general required courses for the program. After completing general required requirements, students can specialize in Diagnostic Imaging through the Diagnostic Radiology track.

Radiology is the medical field that uses radiation and other physical means, such as magnetic resonance and ultrasound, to produce images, allowing detailed atlases of the human body and information about bodily function are revealed. Such images are used to diagnose disease, and track the effects of treatment. Interventional radiology uses real-time 2- and 3-dimensional imaging to help guide surgical procedures.

Students in the track will learn:

  • How to use diagnostic imaging equipment
  • All aspects of quality assurance required for the safe and effective use of the diagnostic imaging equipment
  • How to calculate the radiation exposure and estimate the radiation dose to patients from the equipment

Degree Requirements

List of core & elective courses for the degree program can be found here.

Degree Requirements

Course Schedule

Example of full-time student course schedule is available.

Example Course Schedule

Application Process

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What is Medical Physics?

Medical physicists are the health professionals who provide physics support for clinical radiology services, including diagnostic radiology, radiation therapy, and nuclear medicine.