Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

M.S. in Medical Health Physics Admission

Application Opens: September 1st
Priority Deadline: December 1st
Final Deadline: January 1st 

Admission Requirements

  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) general test and a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0 are required.
  • Three letters of recommendation are required.
  • During the application process, essays stating
    1. The reasons for your interest in Medical Health Physics,
    2. Description of professional goals and
    3. An outline of your undergraduate, industrial or summer research, as well as teaching experience and clinical experience are required.

Application and Fee

Telephone and on-campus interviews are conducted for qualified applicants selected by the Admissions Committee.

To apply to the Medical Health Physics program, complete the online application.

Coursework Notes

Students accepted into the CAMPEP-accredited, M.S. in Medical Health Physics degree program shall have acquired a strong foundation in basic physics.  This should be documented by either an undergraduate degree in physics or a degree in a related engineering or physical science with coursework that is equivalent to a minor in physics (includes at least three upper-level undergraduate physics courses).

Applicants also must have undergraduate credit for the following courses:

  1. Chemistry: One semester of general chemistry;  
  2. Mathematics: Through calculus and ordinary differential equations;
  3. Computer Science or Programming (one semester).

The program requires a bachelor’s degree in natural science or engineering. The admission process includes a review of the academic history as well as the experience and goals of the applicant.

International Applicants

International applicants must meet all international applicant requirements.

Program Information

Academic Year 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Number of applicants  10 11 4 5 4 9 7 5 2
Number of students offered admission  2 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 0
Number of new students matriculating 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0
Total number of students matriculating 10 3 1 1 2 2 1 2 2
Number of students graduating each year  5 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1