Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Physics

This one-year certificate will enhance your academic background to prepare you for a career in medical physics.

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At a Glance

Type
Certificates
Enrollment
Full-time
Duration
One year Full-time
Format
In-person, Remote, Hybrid
Cost
$32,000 for certificate

Students who successfully earn the certificate are eligible to enter CAMPEP-accredited residency programs in medical physics that provide the necessary clinical experience required for ABR (American Board of Radiology) certification.

Students will be able to attain competency in imaging and radiation physics, related mathematics, and biological principles, along with obtaining hands-on laboratory training with innovators in the field. Upon completion of the certificate, former students will be eligible to enter CAMPEP-approved residency programs.

 

Designed For

Designed for students with a PhD in physics who want a career in medical physics

100% of our students have secured residency positions. Alumni residency matches include:

  • East Carolina University
  • Mayo Clinic - Rochester
  • Rush University
  • Stanford University
  • University of California Davis
  • University of California Irvine
  • University of California San Diego
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Florida
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Miami
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Washington
  • Washington University

2018-19

  • Total applicants: Three
  • Number offered admission: Two
  • Number Matriculated: One

2017-18

  • Total applicants: Two
  • Number offered admission: Two
  • Number Matriculated: Two

2016-17

  • Total applicants: Five
  • Number offered admission: Two
  • Number Matriculated: One

2015-16

  • Total applicants: Six
  • Number offered admission: Four
  • Number Matriculated: Three

2014-15

  • Total applicants: Seven
  • Number offered admission: Five
  • Number Matriculated: Four

2013-14

  • Total applicants: Eight
  • Number offered admission: Seven
  • Number Matriculated: Two

2012-13

  • Total applicants: Eight
  • Number offered admission: Five
  • Number Matriculated: Three

2017-18
Therapy residency: Two 

2016-17
Therapy residency: Two 

2015-16
Therapy residency: Two
Academic position: One

2014-15
Therapy residency: Four

2013-14
Therapy residency: Two

2012-13
Therapy residency: Three

Instructors

The faculty of our PhD in Medical Physics program teaches courses in the certificate program. Please visit the Medical Physics faculty page for more information. 

Contact

Esther Pandian-Riske
773.702.1682
evpandia@uchicago.edu

 

Conferred by The University of Chicago's Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies

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