Mar 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Health Physics Minor

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This minor is designed for students interested in the biological effects of radiation in medical utilization and in occupational health and safety.

Please see the UNLV School of Integrated Health Sciences Department of Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences web page at for information about department programs, faculty and facilities.  Degree worksheets are available at Minor in Health Physics | Academics | University of Nevada, Las Vegas (



Please see advising information at the UNLV Health Sciences Advising Center Advising | Division of Health Sciences | University of Nevada, Las Vegas (



Program ABET accreditation information can be found at ABET | ABET Accreditation

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate competency in applying the theoretical and problem solving aspects of health physics and related disciplines.
  • Demonstrate competency in the practical applications of health physics.
  • Effectively communicate technical information in both oral and written form.
  • Competent in research methods and be able to critically review research with the intent of applying findings to their practice.
  • Prepared to pursue a lifetime of self-directed learning and professional.

Total Credits: 21

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