Graduate Certificates in Physics
The Department of Physics offers two Graduate Certificates:
Department of Physics
Dr. Clayton French
This 12-credit certificate is open to matriculated students who have completed the required core courses for the M.S. in Radiological Sciences. Students who have a graduate degree in Radiological Health Physics or Physics may apply to the certificate program if they meet the core requirements.
- 98.596 Medical Physics
- 98.676 Graduate Medical Physics Internship
- 98.533 External Radiation Dosimetry and Shielding
- 98.534 Internal Radiation Dosimetry and Bioassay Assessment
Photonics & Opto-Electronic Devices
Physics and Department and Electrical Engineering & Computer Engineering Department (Interdisciplinary)
Dr. James Egan
978-934-3774 / 978-934-3300
This certificate is offered jointly by the Electrical & Computer Engineering & Physics Departments and reflects the strong interests in the physics and technologies of electro-optics. Extensive research facilities include: new materials growth (molecular beam epitaxy) and device fabrication and testing laboratories.
- 95.577 Solid State Electronic & Opto-electronic Devices and 95.539 Electro-optics
- OR 16.595 Solid State Electronics and 16.568 Electro-optics
Elective Courses (choose 2):
- 16.508 Quantum Electronics
- 16.518 EMAG of Materials for Optical Engineers.
- 16.607 Waves in Complex Media
- 16.610 Optical Information Processing
- 95.547 Laser Physics & Applications
- 95.551 Fiber Optics (4 credits)
- 95.631 Nonlinear Optics
- 95.578 Integrated Optics: Wave Guides & Lasers
Radiological Health Physics and General Work Environment Protection
Contact:Dr. Clayton French
This certificate is open to matriculated students who have completed the required core courses for the MS in Radiological Sciences. Students who already hold a graduate degree in Radiological Health Physics or Physics may also apply to this certificate program if they meet the core requirements.
The program is a collaborative endeavor between the University’s Physics and Radiological Sciences Program and the Work Environment Program. No other college or university in New England offers this type of program.
This certificate requires 14 credits of course work earned by taking four courses.
- 98.501 Radiation Safety and Control I (4 credits)
- 98.502 Radiation Safety and Control II (4 credits)
- 19.525 Introduction to Industrial Hygiene/Ergonomics (3 credits)
Elective Courses (choose one 3-credit course from the following):
- 19.517 Physical Hazards Evaluation and Control
- 19.518 Engineering Controls and Protective Equipment
- 19.540 Occupational Safety and Health Engineering
- 19.625 Field Evaluations in Work Environments