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University of Colorado Denver

Center for Worker Health and Environment

MAP ERC Health Physics Program

Program Overview

​The Health Physics Program is one of the five graduate training programs in the MAP ERC, located in Fort Collins at Colorado State University.

The Department of Environmental & Radiological Health Sciences at Colorado State University offers a comprehensive program leading toward the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in the field of radiation protection or health physics. Required course work is structured to provide a sound foundation in the basic skills essential to the health physics profession. The student may concentrate on specific areas of interest through a wide selection of elective courses. Formal course work is supplemented by extensive laboratory exercises, field trips, and research. The M.S. degree program in Health Physics at Colorado State University has received unconditional accreditation from the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).


Graduate research assistantships are available on a competitive basis to qualified students. The number of assistantships may vary from year to year depending on the level of research funding.

Health Physics Visiting Lectures

Check out the new page dedicated to Health Physics Visiting Lecture videos! Please click HERE to go to the Health Physics video page.

51st Annual National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements Meeting

Changing Regulations and Radiation Guidance: What Does the Future Hold?

Click HERE here for more information and to view lectures and resources.

50th Annual National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements Meeting 

Click HERE for more information and to view lectures. 

Annual Los Alamos Trip

The next trip will be May 2016! Details will be posted here.

For additional information please visit the Colorado State University Health Physics webpage.

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