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.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Illinois Institute of Technology is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)
- A short, on-site course is required.