Graduate Certificate

The CAMPEP-accredited Graduate Certificate in Medical Physics is intended for postdoctoral individuals seeking to enhance their credentials for admission into a medical physics residency position. It offers the course work necessary to meet ABR application requirements. To apply to the VCU Medical Physics Graduate program, you must complete and submit an electronic application through the university's graduate admissions page. More informaiton can be found on our FAQ page. A typical time table for this program is shown below:


Certificate Suggested Timeline and Course Sequence



Fall Semester MEDP 563 Radiological Physics and Radiation Dosimetry
MEDP 635 Physics of Diagnostic Imaging
MEDP 601 Health Physics
MEDP 689 Medical Physics Literature Review
Spring Semester MEDP 561 Anatomy for the Medical Physicist
MEDP 630 Radiobiology for the Medical Physicist
MEDP 567 Introduction to Radiation Therapy Physics
MEDP 636 Physics of MRI
MEDP 637 Physics of Nuclear Medicine
End of Spring Semester Graduation!

We have detailed descriptions of our course listings on our Student Handbook page. Admission and degree requirements for the certificate program can be found in the VCU Graduate Bulletin. A summary of these can be found in the FAQs. For a more detailed description of the program, department policies, and other relevant information, please refer to the VCU Medical Physics Graduate Program Student Handbook and the FAQs on this website.