Radiation Protection Health Physics Technician Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of health physicists, occupational safety and health specialists, and public health officials, to monitor and control radiation exposure and implement preventive measures in health care, work, and natural environments. Includes instruction in radiation physics, environmental radioactivity, radiological instrumentation, electronics of radiation detection equipment, radioactive waste management and control, safety and handling procedures, decontamination procedures, radioactivity testing and analysis, and communications skills.

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Radiation Protection Health Physics Technician Major

What Courses Do Radiation Protection Health Physics Technician Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Radiation Protection Health Physics Technician majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.