Medical Physics PhD

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Program Description

The medical physics graduate program leads to an MS and/or PhD degree, through the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, in association with the Department of Radiology. The program's goal is to provide a sound academic foundation and practical experience for those planning to pursue a career in research, teaching or clinical medical physics, in either of the sub-specialty areas of medical imaging physics, therapeutic radiation physics, or nuclear medicine physics. Graduates are prepared for careers in these subspecialties or the continuation of their education in a postgraduate or residency program.

Program Contact

Christopher Root
955 Main St., Room 6136
Buffalo, NY 14203
Email: cproot@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-829-6942

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100% of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 72 Hours

Time-to-Degree

  • 4 to 5 Years

Application Fee

  • $85

Admission Tests**

  • GRE

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.