Health Physics, M.Sc.

Health Physics, M.Sc.

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About

Radiation control incorporates an understanding of many disciplines. It has common scientific interests with many areas of specialization, including physics, biology, biophysics and many others. 

Health Physicists:

  • investigate principles by which radiation interacts with matter and living systems
  • draw upon their technical knowledge and varied experience to advise and make recommendations for use in radiation work
  • establish guidelines for adequate radiation control
  • study environmental levels of radioactivity
  • study the effects of radiation on biological systems on earth and in space
  • assists engineers and scientists in designing facilities and new radiation-control programs
  • develop and instruct training programs for radiation workers and the general public

Programme Structure

A student is required to spend the initial academic year taking formal course work in the Department of Nuclear Engineering and in other cooperating departments of the University. The summer is spent in opportunities providing on-the-job training in health physics as well as funded research projects suitable for the M.S. thesis. At least one additional semester is normally required to complete the course work and a research project for the Master of Science in Health Physics.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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Academic Requirements

  • On-line Application. A completed Apply Texas Application.
  • Application Fee. A nonrefundable $90 application fee. The application fee may be paid by check, money order or approved credit card. If you wish to submit your application fee by check or money order please use the alternate payment form.
  • Official Transcripts and Records. Official transcripts are required from each post-secondary university or college attended. 
  • Official Test Scores. Required test scores (GRE or GMAT) should be sent directly from the Educational Testing Service to Texas A&M University and be taken within five years.

Tuition Fee

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    14544 USD/year
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    6918 USD/year
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Living costs for College Station

  • 964 - 1490 USD/month
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