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GVSU Medical Dosimetry students doing lab work. Photo taken pre-COVID.

Medical Dosimetry, M.S.

A medical dosimetrist is a key member of the radiation oncology team who works closely with physicians, physicists, and other members of the radiation oncology team to implement each treatment plan. The medical dosimetrist uses computer software to design and accurately calculate a radiation treatment plan based on the radiation oncologist's prescription, being cognizant of normal tissues and critical structures in the treatment vicinity.

Pass Rate on Licensure Exams

This is 25% over the National Benchmark.

West Michigan Job Growth

West Michigan job opportunities in the medical dosimetry field are expected to grow 7% by 2025.

A Unique Program

One of Five Graduate Programs in the U.S. and the Only One in Michigan.

Source: EMSI, 2021

Program Overview

The Master of Science in Medical Dosimetry program is a JRCERT accredited 12-month hybrid/online program that is composed of didactic and clinical education. Students complete the year-long program in a clinical placement located within the U.S., and are required to attend two on-site meetings at GVSU.

Why Study Medical Dosimetry at Grand Valley?

Program Details