Doctor of Philosophy Degree

The Ph.D. program offers an en-route MS degree option: students who entered the program with a BS or non-Medical Physics MS degree and pass the Comprehensive Examination may be eligible for the MS degree in Medical Physics if they have satisfied the relevant MS degree requirements as detailed above.

Sample Curricula

In all cases, students must meet with their academic advisors or with the Program Director to lay down an academic plan appropriate to their background and research interests. The following are sample academic plans:

For the latest course information please visit the UMass Lowell online Academic Graduate Catalog.

Detailed description of the programs of study is published each year by the Department of Physics and Applied Physics, which includes the Medical Physics Programs, and it is available from the Physics Graduate Coordinator. For further information, the Medical Physics Program can be reached by email at: