Radiological Health Sciences - Premedical Physics

College of Health and Human Sciences

Radiological health sciences - premedical physics is the application of physics concepts, theories and methods to medicine. 

Radiological Health Sciences - Premedical Physics Website


Transfer GPA and Course Requirements

Purdue admits to individual majors. To be considered for admission as a college transfer student, applicants must meet minimum GPA requirements for their desired major. In addition, some majors have course requirements. Requirements for this major are posted below (unless the program is closed to transfers).

Minimum GPA: 3.0

Additional Requirements: Two semesters of college-level chemistry (equivalent to CHM 11500 and 11600) with grades of C or higher in each OR completion of one semester of chemistry (equivalent to CHM 11500 or CHM 11600) and one semester of biology (equivalent to BIOL 11000 or BIOL 11100) with a C or higher in each.


Contact Information
Phone: 765-494-8102


This program is designed to prepare students for a post graduate degree in medical physics (diagnostic and therapeutic radiological physics) and related fields, such as radiation biology and imaging sciences.  Medical physicists are concerned with three areas of activity:  clinical service and consultation, research and development, and teaching.

Related Career Interests

Healthcare Services

Science and Research