The Post PhD Medical Physics Certificate program is a part time graduate certification geared toward post-doctoral fellows at Washington University and other institutions who fulfill admission requirements as established by CAMPEP. Applicants partially fulfilling admission requirements may be admitted to the program at the discretion of the program director.

Graduates of the Post PhD Medical Physics Certificate program will successfully complete all 18 credit hours of required program coursework, and will be well-prepared for applying to a CAMPEP-approved Residency Program, and/or a career in the field of Medical Physics.

Interested students may apply for the certificate program through the button below.

Applicants to the program must meet the following criteria:

  1. Have a PhD in Physics, Engineering, or a related field with at least 3 courses (9 credit hours) of advanced 300-400 level Physics courses.
  2. Have a GPA of at least 3.0.
  3. Non-native English speakers must submit a TOEFL score of at least 90 or and IELTS rating of at least 6.5.
  4. Submit GRE scores. (Due to Covid related restrictions, the GRE test is optional for the 2022-2023 school year.)
  5. Submit all transcripts from previous institutions.
  6. Submit at least 3 letters of recommendation.
  7. Submit a $75 non-refundable application fee.

Application deadlines:

For Fall admission: July 1 for outside candidates | July 15 for internal candidates

For Spring admission: Nov 15 for outside candidates | Dec 1 for internal candidates

The English proficiency testing requirement may be waived for applicants who meet any of the below criteria:

  • Is a citizen of Australia, Cameroon, Commonwealth Caribbean nations, Ghana, India, Ireland, Kenya, Liberia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Singapore, Uganda, the United Kingdom, and Zimbabwe.
  • Has completed a minimum of three years of documented study in a university-level academic program in the United States or one of the countries listed above.
  • Has completed a minimum of three years of documented study in an English-medium academic program in Canada, Hong Kong, or South Africa.

Clery Report: The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to assisting all members of the University community in providing for their own safety and security. Each year we publish Safety and Security, detailing what to do in an emergency, as well as publishing our federally required annual security and fire safety reports, containing campus crime and fire statistics, and key university policies and procedures. The annual security compliance document is available on the University Police web site.