Associated with the Department of Biomedical Engineering's graduate program in Medical Physics, the University of Miami offers a Certificate Program in Medical Physics. The Certificate Program is accredited by CAMPEP (Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Educational Programs) and is a non-degree granting program. The objective of this two-semester program is to allow qualified individuals who have obtained PhD degrees in Physics, Engineering or a related field with a physics-minor-equivalent background to transition into a career in medical physics.

*This program is not eligible for federal or state financial aid.  Contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance and Employment for further assistance.

Curriculum Requirements

BME 602Human Physiology for Engineers3
Select one of the following courses:3
Medical Imaging Systems: X-ray and CT
Medical Imaging Systems: MRI, NMI and Ultrasound
BME 681Radiation Biology and Physics3
BME 682Radiation Therapy Physics3
BME 683Radiation Protection3
BME 781Radiation Dosimetry and Physics3
Optional Course0-3
Radiation Therapy Physics Clinical Rotation
Total Credit Hours18-21

Credit hours completed by students enrolled in the certificate program are not eligible for degree application.