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Radiological Physics Certificate


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.

PHYS 561 Radiation Biophysics
PHYS 566 Environmental Health Physics
PHYS 571 Radiation Physics I
PHYS 572 Radiation Physics II
PHYS 573 Standards, Statutes and Regulations
PHYS 575 Case Studies in Health Physics
PHYS 576 Internal Dosimetry
PHYS 578 Therapeutic Medical Physics I
PHYS 579 Therapeutic Medical Physics II
PHYS 770 Instrumentation for Radiation Health Physics

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