Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Doctorate of Medical Physics Prerequisites

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Admission Requirements

  1. Bachelor's Degree in Physics, Applied Physics, Physical Science or Engineering (with the equivalent of a minor in physics) from an accredited college or university.  
  2. Science Prerequisites: Applicants must have undergraduate credit for the following courses:   The successful candidate should have a minimum undergraduate GPA score of 3.0 or a B average.  
    • Biology: One semester of general biology;  
    • Chemistry: One semester of general chemistry;  
    • One semester of Human Anatomy OR Physiology (strongly preferred but not required);
    • Physics: Include at a minimum Modern Physics, Modern Physics Lab, Electricity & Magnetism, Classical Mechanics, and Quantum Mechanics;  
    • Mathematics: Through calculus and ordinary differential equations;  
    • Computer Science: Introduction to Computer Science (one semester). 
  3. Scores for the general GRE.  
  4. The GRE Advanced Physics Exam is not required but is recommended.  
  5. Students from non-English speaking countries are required to demonstrate proficiency in English by submitting results of both the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and Test of Spoken English (TSE) exams. 

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