A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of health physicists, occupational safety and health specialists, and public health officials, to monitor and control radiation exposure and implement preventive measures in health care, work, and natural environments. Includes instruction in radiation physics, environmental radioactivity, radiological instrumentation, electronics of radiation detection equipment, radioactive waste management and control, safety and handling procedures, decontamination procedures, radioactivity testing and analysis, and communications skills.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale||21||0%||$17,684|
|2||Aiken Technical College||13||2%||$4,718|
|3||Estrella Mountain Community College||12||1%||$3,238|
|4||Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis||11||0%||$21,680|
|5||Spartanburg Community College||8||1%||$5,080|
|6||Fountainhead College of Technology||8||6%||$19,000|
|7||Pueblo Community College||8||0%||$5,237|
|8||University of Kentucky||5||0%||$23,732|
|9||Columbia Basin College||4||0%||$5,202|
|10||Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College||1||0%||$4,705|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Radiation Protection/Health Physics Technician program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.