Twin Cities Campus
Biophysical Sciences and Medical Physics Minor
Link to a list of faculty for this program.
University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Box 292 UMHC, 420 Delaware Street S.E., Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455 (612-626-0131; fax: 612-626-1951)
This interdisciplinary program includes faculty members who have primary appointments in fields such as radiobiology, physics, engineering, computer science, physiology, dentistry, genetics, and biochemistry. Students concentrate in research areas such as molecular biophysics, medical imaging, magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy, radiobiology, radiation therapy physics, and mathematical biophysics and computation. A limited number of students prepare for employment as hospital-based medical physicists through a program that includes opportunities for coursework, laboratory work, and directed study to provide experience in areas such as purchase specification, acceptance testing, quality assurance, and radiation safety.
Prerequisites for Admission
For an online application or for more information about graduate education admissions, see the General Information section of this website.
Use of 4xxx courses toward program requirements is permitted under certain conditions with adviser approval.
Programs are arranged on an individual basis and must consist of courses that represent a subfield of the discipline, e.g., radiobiology or medical physics.