12 months
33548 USD/year
33548 USD/year
13674 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Radiological Medical Physics program at the University of Kentucky provides students with a thorough didactic grounding in fundamental and specialized medical physics, with hands-on experience using state-of-the-art equipment



The Radiological Medical Physics program at the University of Kentucky is unique in that most of the time is spent learning in the clinical setting, working on the requirements of our detailed clinical practicum. Our program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Educational Programs (CAMPEP) and is one of the premier clinical medical physics programs in North America, and is particularly well-known and liked for its hands-on student training. 

Our graduates do very well on certification examinations offered by the American Board of Radiology, and historically have been very successful at finding great careers. We are pleased to speak with prospective students or with those who simply want to know more about medical physics. Below please find additional specific information about our program

An indispensable service is the accurate measurement of radiation output from sources employed in cancer therapy.  Other important functions include the investigation of equipment performance, organization of quality control practices, design of radiation installations and control of medical radiation hazards.  Such individuals often find their primary responsibilities in radiation therapy, nuclear medicine or diagnostic imaging areas. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Interaction of Radiation with Matter 
  • Radiation Hazards & Protection 
  • General Medical Radiological Physics 
  • Advanced Radiation Dosimetry 
  • Physics of Diagnostic Imaging 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts
  • GRE Scores for the General Exam
  • TOEFL or IELTS Scores (if applicable)
  • Contact information for three (3) individuals willing to provide Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume/CV (optional)
  • Personal Statement (optional)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33548 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    33548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33548 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13674 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13674 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lexington-Fayette

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.


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