M.Sc. On Campus

Medical Physics

Hofstra University

24 months
1605 USD/credit 31297 USD/year
1605 USD/credit 31297 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Medical Physics from Hofstra University “is an applied branch of physics concerned with the application of the concepts and methods of physics to the diagnosis and treatment of human disease.”


Program Details

The Master of Science in Medical Physics from Hofstra University  designed for completion in two years of full-time study; part-time students are also welcome. The MS in medical physics offers students a strong foundation in the basic science of medical physics and training in the primary sub-specialties of medical physics (therapeutic medical physics, diagnostic medical physics, radiation protection, and nuclear medical physics).

The program includes clinical experience in mentored practicums at sites within the Northwell Health system as well as occasional seminars with guest lecturers from the health sciences and industry.

The program also offers students the opportunity to participate in basic, applied, and clinical research in medical physics, as well as training in the oral and written communication of medical physics research and ideas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Medical Physics
  • Foundations of Clinical Medical Physics
  • Radiological Physics and Dosimetry
  • Radiation Protection and Radiation Safety
  • Radiobiology
  • Radiation Therapy Physics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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Rolling Admission


39 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are required to present evidence of a baccalaureate or graduate degree in physics or in an allied science with a minor in physics from a regionally fully accredited institution. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.
  • Official transcripts of degrees must be submitted.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Standardized test scores. The GRE is not required; however, students may submit The cut-off score is 80 (Internet-based), 550 (paper-based). Alternatively, students may submit IELTS scores (cut-off 6.5).
  • A statement of purpose that summarizes the candidate's background and rationale for applying to the program.
  • A phone interview and an optional on-site interview, scheduled at the request of the student or the program director.
  • A curriculum vitae for students who have prior work experience. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31297 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1605 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    31297 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1605 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Hempstead

1300 - 2834 USD /month
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