Medical Physics M.S. Program

2015–2016 Curriculum
M.S. Degree/Full-Time Students

(Schedule subject to change)

Fall 2015

Course Pts Day/Time Instructor
APPH E4010x: Introduction to nuclear science 3 Tues.
7:00-9:30 PM
APPH E4600x: Fundamentals of radiological physics & radiation dosimetry 3 Wed.
4:10-6:40 PM
APPH E4710x: Radiation instrumentation lab, I
(lab sessions: PT students Mondays after lecture; FT students Tuesday mornings TBA)
3 Mon.
5:00-10:00 PM
APBM E4650x: Anatomy for physicists & engineers 3 Tues./Thurs.
4:10-5:25 PM
Rozenshtein / Katz

Spring 2016

Course Pts Day/Time Instructor
APPH E4330y: Radiobiology for medical physicists
3 Mon.
5:30-8:20 PM
APPH E6319y: Clinical nuclear medicine physics 3 Tues.
4:30-6:20 PM
Esser / Hamacher
APPH E6330y: Diagnostic radiology physics 3 Wed.
5:30-8:20 PM
Jambawalikar / Liang
APPH E6335y: Radiation therapy physics 3 Thurs.
5:30-8:20 PM
APPH E4550y: Medical physics seminar 0 Thurs.
4:10-5:15 PM
APPH E4501y: Medical health physics tutorial
0 (see below)

Summer 2016

  • APPH E4501y, two-week Medical Health Physics Tutorial, taken at the end of May; students register in the Spring term.
  • Subject to availability: summer practicum(s) for which students will register in the Fall term.
  • Comprehensive Exam in August.

Fall 2016

Course Pts 
APPH E4500x: Health physics  3  Thurs.
 7:00-9:30 PM
varies: Practicum (see chart below)


varies: Elective (see chart below)


 varies  varies

Practicums (2 required)

Course Pts Day/Time Instructor
APPH E6333x: Radiation therapy (prerequisite: APPH E6335y) 3  varies Wuu
APPH E6340x,y: Diagnostic radiology (prerequisite: APPH E6330y) 3  varies Jambawalikar
APPH E6365x,y: Nuclear medicine (prerequisite: APPH E6319y) 3  varies Esser
APPH E6380x,y: Health physics (prerequisite: APPH E4501y; co-requisite: APPH E4500x) 3  varies Morgan

A grade of B+ or better in the prerequisite course, adjusted at the discretion of the instructor, and permission of instructor and advisor are required for each practicum. Students register for the practicum in the Fall or the Spring term; the work for 2 of the 4 praticums may be done in the Summer term.

Electives (3 pts. required)

Course Pts Day/Time Instructor
APPH E4711x,y: Radiation instrumentation lab, II 3  TBA Arbo
APPH E6336x:  Advanced topics in radiation therapy 3  Wed.

5:00-7:30 PM
Amols / Wuu
APPH E6650x,y: Research project 1-6  varies Staff
APPH numbers vary: Third Practicum 3  varies Staff


Course Pts Day/Time Instructor
APAM E4999x,y: Supervised internship
1  varies Staff

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