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Radiological Physics Certificate

Overview

The certificate program is intended for students who wish to refresh their knowledge of specific topics in health physics. The certificate program is also available for those who wish to take courses for Continuing Education Credit (CEC) from the American Academy of Health Physics or in preparation for the initial certification for the American Board of Radiology qualifying examination.

Program Requirements

Required Courses

To earn a certificate, students must successfully complete at least 12 semester credit hours from the courses listed below, earning at “C” or higher in each course with a cumulative minimum grade point average of 3.0/4.0 ("B" average). However, a certificate student who subsequently applies to and is admitted to a master's degree program at IIT will only be allowed to apply approved coursework in which he/she has earned a "B" grade or higher to the master's degree program.

    Credit Hours
PHYS 561 Radiation Biophysics 3
PHYS 566 Environmental Health Physics 2
PHYS 571 Radiation Physics 3
PHYS 572 Introduction to Health Physics 3
PHYS 573 Standards, Statutes and Regulations 3
PHYS 574 Introduction to Nuclear Fuel Cycle 2
PHYS 575 Case Studies in Health Physics 3
PHYS 576 Radiation Dosimetry 3
PHYS 577 Operational Health Physics 2
PHYS 578 Medical Health Physics 2
PHYS 770 Instrumentation for Health Physics 3

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