Curriculum

The successful graduate candidate in medical physics (MS or PhD) will satisfactorily complete (or demonstrate equivalence in) the courses as indicated below:

Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
MP 507 Matriculation Seminar1
MP 507Seminar: Diagnostic Imaging1
MP 507Seminar: Radiation Therapy1
MP 521Radiological Anatomy and Physiology4
MP 531Radiophysics3
MP 535Radiation Shielding and External Dosimetry4
MP 536Advanced Radiation Detection4
MP 537Shielding for Medical Physcists3
MP 541Diagnostic Imaging Physics I3
MP 542Diagnostic Imaging Physics II3
MP 543Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Physics3
MP 544Nuclear Medicine Imaging3
MP 545Diagnostic Imaging Physics Practicum3
MP 561Radiation Therapy Physics I3
MP 562Radiation Therapy Physics II3
MP 563Applied Radiation Therapy Physics Lab I3
MP 564Applied Radiation Therapy Physics Lab II3
MP 565Radiation Therapy Physics Practicum3
MP 570Radiation Biology for Medical Physicists4
CONJ 650Principles of Scientific Conduct1
BSTA 511Estimation and Hypothesis Testing for Applied Biostatistics4
MP 503Thesis Credit (minimum of 6 credits required)6

Total Credit Hours: ≥ 61 Hours

Minimum GPA: 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)

Maximum Time for Graduation: 6 Years for MS; 7 years plus an optional 1 year for PhD. The additional year is granted with an approved petition for extension.

*Within this time, students must maintain satisfactory progress toward an academic degree as determined by the major department or the Graduate School, or they will be dismissed from the Graduate School.

2015-16 Graduate Student Handbook

2016-17 Graduate Student Handbook

2017-18 Graduate Student Handbook