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Medical Physics and Health Physics

Louisiana State University

M.Sc.
24 months
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29456 USD/year
29456 USD/year
12541 USD/year
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The Master of Science degree in Medical Physics and Health Physics is offered by Louisiana State University 

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Overview

The Master of Science degree in Medical Physics and Health Physics is offered by the Louisiana State University

The M.S. degree program seeks to train students for a professional career in health physics, including successful completion of future board certification exams.

. M.S. Program graduates are well prepared for:

  • A career as a qualified medical physicist in a clinical environment following completion of a medical physics residency
  • A career as a professional medical physicist in a clinical-support industry
  • A career as a professional medical health physicist in a hospital environment
  • A career as a researcher in a health physics research laboratory
  • Further research training in a Ph.D. health physics or medical physics program

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Introduction to Medical Imaging 
  • Radiation Protection and Exposure Evaluation 
  • Radiation Detection and Instrumentation 
  • Radiation Detection Laboratory 
  • Radiobiology 
  • Radiation Shielding and Accelerators 
  • Radiation Interactions and Transport 
  • Seminar 
  • Thesis Research 
  • Environmental Radiological Evaluation and Remediation 
  • Nuclear Facility Safety 

For more information, please visit program website.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Regular Admission to the LSU Graduate School requires: 

  •  a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • a minimum 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) grade-point average (GPA) for all undergraduate work taken prior to receiving a degree and a minimum 3.0 GPA for all previous graduate work for which a grade is given
  •  satisfactory academic standing at the last institution attended
  •  acceptable scores on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE); and 
  •  acceptance into a departmental program

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29456 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29456 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    12541 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12541 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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