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Health Physicist Science-Engineering Healthcare
 
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Health physics is a scientific discipline devoted to the study of radiation and its effects on living things. Health physicists develop or implement methods to evaluate radiation hazards and to protect humans and the environment from radiation. They may study issues such as radioactive waste disposal, nuclear energy, indoor radon, and other potential hazards. Health physicists who work in regulatory enforcement establish guidelines for adequate radiation control.
     
Annual Pay Education Needed Where to Get Education
$56,000-$90,000 Masters or PhD and national certification with American Board of Health Physics WFU (MS, PhD)
     
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Salary Range: $20,000-$40,000 and up
Education offered at: Alamance CC (Cert), Davidson CC (AAS, Cert), GTCC (AAS), Randolph CC (Cert), Rockingham CC (Cert, AAS), Surry CC (Cert), WFU (ACLS, PALS & NRP Certs)
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