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Certificate Program

Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Physics

Program Highlights

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Enhance your current academic background and prepare for a career in medical physics with a one-year certificate.

The certificate is offered in partnership with the University of Chicago Committee on Medical Physics and is accredited by CAMPEP, the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs.

This program is designed to help students with PhDs in physics transition to a medical physics profession. 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 professionals with a PhD in physics who are looking to transition to a medical physics profession.

Offered by the University of Chicago’s (opens in new tab) Biosciences and (opens in new tab) Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies.

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At a Glance

Enrollment
Open Enrollment
Duration
3 Quarters Open Enrollment
Format
In-person
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