Master of Health Physics
Illinois Institute of Technology

Program Details

The online Master of Health Physics program prepares students for a profession devoted to protecting people and the environment from potential radiation hazards while making it possible to enjoy the benefits of radiation.  Students will learn to apply radiation protection principles, implement radiation protection programs, assess radiation exposure and human health risks, and monitor radiological release and environmental radiation.  Graduates are able to design radiation controls and measurement devices and to develop radiation protection measures for regulatory compliance.  Health physicists work in a variety of disciplines, including research, industry, education, environmental protection, and enforcement of government regulations.

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Illinois Institute of Technology is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • A short, on-site course is required.