M.Sc. On Campus

Medical Physics and Health Physics

36 months
29456 USD/year
29456 USD/year
12541 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science degree in Medical Physics and Health Physics is offered by Louisiana State University 


The M.S. degree in Medical Physics and Health Physics programme from Louisiana State University 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:

  • 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


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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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

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  • International

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29456 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29456 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    12541 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12541 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Baton Rouge

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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