Graduate Certificate in Medical Physics
Jay Burmeister, Ph.D., DABR
Director, Medical Physics Graduate Program
Wayne State University School of Medicine
The curriculum consists of 19 graduate course credits plus an Exit Examination.
All prerequisites (or equivalents) should be completed BEFORE commencing the certificate program.
- Ph.D. Degree: In Physics or related science
- Mathematics: At least three semesters of calculus and elementary differential equations.
- Physics: Bachelor's degree in Physics, or Bachelor's degree in an appropriate science or engineering that includes at least three additional upper-level physics courses (e.g., electricity and magnetism, classical mechanics, modern physics, quantum mechanics, atomic and nuclear physics, thermodynamics, etc.)
Total of 19 credit hours
||Introduction to Radiological Physics (4 credits)
||Imaging Physics I (4 credits)
||Physics of Radiation Therapy (3 credits)
||Radiation Dosimetry (2 credits)
||Applied Radiobiology (2 credits)
||Radiation Safety (2 credits)
||Radiation Oncology Anatomy (2 credits)
All certificate program students are required to pass an Exit Examination before being allowed to graduate. Guidelines for preparation for this exam are available from the Program Director. Students should register for the Exit Exam with the Program Director at the beginning of the Semester in which they plan to graduate.
TRANSFER OF CREDIT
No credit transfers are allowed for the GC program.