Section 52.31, Medical Physics

  1. Definitions. As used in this section: acceptable accrediting agency means an organization accepted by the department as a reliable authority for the purpose of accreditation at the postsecondary level, applying its criteria for granting accreditation in a fair, consistent, and nondiscriminatory manner, such as an agency recognized for this purpose by the United States Department of Education.
  2. In addition to meeting all applicable provisions of this Part, to be registered as a program recognized as leading to licensure in a specialty of medical physics as defined in section 8701 of the Education Law, the program shall be offered by a college or university accredited by an acceptable accrediting agency or an equivalent institution, as determined by the department, and shall be a master's or doctoral degree program in medical physics, physics, another physical science, mathematics, engineering or an equivalent field, containing at least 10 semester hours, or the equivalent, of coursework which includes but is not limited to: radiation protection, radiation biology, dosimetry, instrumentation, and a supervised clinical experience, as such coursework and experience pertain to such medical physics specialty.
Last Updated: May 20, 2009