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Health Physicist Science-Engineering Healthcare
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.
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$56,000-$90,000 Masters or PhD and national certification with American Board of Health Physics WFU (MS, PhD)
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