Graduate Assistantship Program
A graduate assistantship (GA) is available to the majority of graduate students within the Department of Radiological Sciences. Occurring ​parallel to the graduate students' academic and research endeavors, the GA allows for the students within the program to gain real-world experience in medical physics ​during the full 2-year academic program. GA participants are assigned to ​work under the supervision of  ​board certified physicists in the following areas:

  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Radiation Safety
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Radiation Therapy

The work involved includes (but is not limited to): machine quality testing, patient specific quality assurance, environmental monitoring, and machine calibration and verification.
The GA generally grants the recipient a monthly stipend and a reduction in the rate of tuition.
The experience gained during these work assignments allow graduate students a valuable "running-start" into their future residencies and career.

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