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Medical Physics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 30 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) , NE,
Gain a solid foundation in medical physics and learn how to apply your skills and training in a clinical setting through Creighton University’s Master of Science in Medical Physics.

About

Through coursework grounded in medical imaging, radiation therapy, dosimetry, nuclear physics, and clinical rotations, this master’s program can serve as the starting point for pursuit of a doctorate degree. Graduates will be prepared for the first part of the American Board of Radiology exam and participation in clinical residency programs. You’ll also have the basis for a career in medical and health physics, radiobiology, radiological physics and radiation dosimetry, nuclear physics and instrumentation, nuclear medicine or medical imaging.Whether it’s preparing a treatment plan or researching the next generation of medical instruments – this 43-credit program is perfect for students looking to enhance their education in medical physics, engineering, or another scientific discipline and aspire to make a positive impact in healthcare.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Mathematical Methods in Physics
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Nuclear Instruments and Methods
  • Radiation Biophysics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 30 months
  • Credits
    43 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • Completed application & $50 application fee
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field with 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Must include coursework in chemistry, biology, mathematics (including calculus and differential equations) and proficiency in at least one computer programming language
  • Official transcripts from all educational institutions attended
  • Personal statement. See application for specific requirements
  • Three letters of recommendation from persons other than friends or family members who can speak to your performance in an academic or professional setting
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    870 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 870 USD per credit and a duration of 30 months.
  • National

    870 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 870 USD per credit and a duration of 30 months.
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Living costs for Omaha

  • 985 - 1520 USD/month
    Living Costs

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