Join a profession devoted to protecting people and their environment from potential radiation hazards, while making it possible to enjoy the beneficial uses of radiation in medicine, energy generation, industry, and research.
There are few radiation science graduates, and yet the demand for them is great!
The only undergraduate radiation and health physics program in PA!
In addition to basic education in physical science and other specialized courses, a radiation and health physics internship will provide you with a real-world experience beyond what you can learn in a classroom, along with career readiness and marketability.
Enforcement of Government Regulations
Decontamination and Decommissioning
Why study radiation and health physics?
This latest information session previews Bloomsburg's radiation and health physics program, the application process, admission criteria, curriculum, career outlook, and program faculty.
*Please see the BL degree requirements for students who were enrolled prior to Fall 2023 and remained in the BL Program. All enrolled students can also review their degree program requirements and track progress to degree completion in Degree Works.
Bloomsburg boasts the only radiation and health physics program in PA.
College of Distinction
Bloomsburg has earned national recognition as a College of Distinction, honored for its quality and high-impact practices.
Career opportunities for this program exist in a variety of places including hospitals, universities, State and Federal agencies or institutions, national laboratories, research centers, consulting companies, industries, etc. Our graduates are highly sought-after and they are employed soon after graduation, if not before.
Potential Job Opportunities
Radiation Safety and Protection
Radiation and Health Physics Employers
Some of the interesting workplaces our alumni have been employed include: