Research course

Doctorate in Medical Physics (DMP)

Institution
University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio · University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio
Qualifications
DMP

Entry requirements

*Bachelor's Degree in Physics, Applied Physics, Physical Science, or Engineering (with the equivalent of a minor in physics) from an accredited college or university. *Science Prerequisites: Applicants must have undergraduate credit for the following courses: 1) Biology: One semester of general biology; 2) Chemistry: One semester of general chemistry; 3) One semester of Human Anatomy OR Physiology; 4) Physics: Include at a minimum Modern Physics, Modern Physics Lab, Electricity & Magnetism, Classical Mechanics, and Quantum Mechanics; 5) Mathematics: Through calculus and ordinary differential equations; 6) Computer Science: Introduction to Computer Science (one semester). *The successful candidate should have a minimum undergraduate GPA score of 3.0 or a B average. *Scores for the general GRE. *The GRE Advanced Physics Exam is not required but is recommended. *Students from non-English speaking countries are required to demonstrate proficiency in English by submitting results of both the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and Test of Spoken English (TSE) exams.

Months of entry

December, March

Course content

The Doctor of Medical Physics program aims to enhance and standardize clinical training for medical physicists. The DMP is a professional degree that prepares the students for a clinical career in the either imaging or therapeutic medical physics.

This four year degree program is similar in structure to other professional degrees, such as the M.D., D.D.S., DVM, in that it combines a didactic and clinical training curriculum throughout the four years of studies. A student is admitted to either the imaging or the therapy track.

Information for international students

Students from non-English speaking countries are required to demonstrate proficiency in English by submitting results of both the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and Test of Spoken English (TSE) exams.

Fees and funding

UK students
$36,000/year
International students
$36,000/year

The tuition is approximately $36,000/year. For an exact figure refer to the financial aid web site.

For information on financial aid and/or student loans, please contact the Student Financial Services Office.

Qualification and course duration

DMP

full time
48 months

Course contact details

Name
Charlotte Anthony
Email
anthonyc@uthscsa.edu
Phone
2105673738