Radiological Physics (Certificate)

Take graduate-level courses to earn the Certificate in Radiological Physics to build upon existing knowledge and skills protecting the workplace, environment, and public from radiation.

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The certificate program is intended to refresh knowledge of specific topics in health physics. It is also available for those who wish to take courses for Continuing Education Credit from the American Academy of Health Physics or in preparation for the initial certification for the American Board of Radiology qualifying examination.

Topics covered include instrumentation for health physics, radiation biophysics, the nuclear fuel cycle, radiation dosimetry, and medical health physics.

Coursework from the certificate program may be applied toward a Master of Health Physics degree. Admission to a master’s program is not guaranteed upon completion of the certificate program.

Program Overview

The certificate program is intended to refresh knowledge of specific topics in health physics. The certificate program qualifies for Continuing Education Credit from the American Academy of Health Physics, or preparation for the American Board of Radiology qualifying examination.

Career Opportunities

The Certificate in Radiological Physics can help advance a career in radiation control, containment, and security.

  • Medical physicist
  • Health physicist
  • Radiation physicist
  • Radiological control supervisor

Complete 12 credit hours in graduate-level coursework to earn the Certificate in Radiological Physics.

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Admission to a graduate certificate program is limited to students who qualify as non-degree graduate students who hold a bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 2.5/4.0 or higher.

A GRE score is not required.

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