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About

The field of Health Physics program from Georgetown University is devoted to the protection of humans from the adverse health effects associated with exposure to radiation -- ionizing or non-ionizing. The Health Physics program at Georgetown University offers a Master of Science degree in Health Physics.

Overview

The program consists of two tracks:

  • Traditional health physics
  • Nuclear nonproliferation

For students who select the Nonproliferation track, the focus of the internships and the required courses is directed more toward the science, technology and some policy aspects of this subject.

The curriculum of the Health Physics program from Georgetown University, for both tracks, has been designed to provide students with the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge to become competent health physicists. Students in the program have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in various areas associated with health physics, such as basic radiation physics, radiation detection, radiation dosimetry, radiation and chemicial cancer risk assessment, environmental radiation protection, and radiation biology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Radiation Science
  • Radiation Protection
  • Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Molecular Basis Of Carcinogenesis
  • Introduction To Nuclear Nonproliferation
  • Nuclear Weapons Detection

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

26 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Form
  • Application Fee
  • Academic Statement of Purpose
  • 3 Recommendations
  • Entrance Examination Requirements - Official Test Results (GRE)
  • Foreign Applicant Entrance Examination (TOEFL or IELTS)
  • Official Transcripts of Academic Coursework and Degrees Earned

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    59895 USD/year
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  • National

    59895 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 59895 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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