Radiation Safety/Health Physics

Program: 10-624-2

  • Associate Degree
  • 4 Terms
  • 61 Credits
  • Financial Aid Eligible
  • Starts Fall
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  • Flexible Learning

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Radiation Safety/Health Physics is an occupational field specializing in the control and proper use of radiation and radioactive materials to protect fellow workers from ionizing radiation. Radiation safety in today’s health care, energy, manufacturing, defense, and research fields depends on qualified technicians to perform many technical duties. Technicians play a vital role in the health, safety, and wellbeing of their coworkers, patients, the public, and the environment by implementing compliance with state and federal laws regulating the use of radioactive materials.

Students have the ability to take three district certificates that ladder into the new program.

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Work with program Academic Advisor to:

  • Complete an assessment for placement (Accuplacer or ACT).
  • Complete Functional Abilities Statement of Understanding form.
  • Meet to plan your first semester schedule, review your entire plan of study, discuss placement assessment results and complete any additional enrollment requirements.


Approximate Costs

  • $142 per credit (resident)
  • Other fees vary by program (books, supplies, materials, tools, uniforms, health-related exams, etc) Details here.

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  • Classes are offered at LTC’s main campus with videoconferencing to NWTC’s Green Bay Campus and BTC’s Milton campus.
  • ONLINE OPTION: Available to working adults in the Radiation Safety/Health Physics industry.

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