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Twin Cities Campus

Biophysical Sciences and Medical Physics Minor

Graduate School
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Contact Information
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)
  • Students will no longer be accepted into this program after Summer 2021. Program requirements below are for current students only.
  • none
  • Program Type: Graduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2022
  • Length of program in credits (master's): 6
  • Length of program in credits (doctoral): 12
  • This program does not require summer semesters for timely completion.
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.
Program Delivery
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Prerequisites for Admission
For an online application or for more information about graduate education admissions, see the General Information section of this website.
Program Requirements
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.
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