Program Contact

Office of Student Services
School of Mechanical Engineering, MRDC 3112
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0405


Application Deadlines

May 1

Admittance Terms


Degree Programs


  • Medical Physics
  • Medical Physics (Distance Learning)

Areas of Research

  • Radiation Imaging
  • Radiation Therapy

Standardized Tests

IELTS Academic Requirements

  • Have scores sent to Georgia Institute of Technology, "Graduate"
  • Minimum Score Required:
    • ≥7.0 Overall (6.5 Reading, Listening, and Speaking; Writing 5.5)

TOEFL Requirements

  • Institute Code: 5248
  • Department Code: 88
  • Minimum Score Required:
    • Internet-based: 94, with minimum section scores of 19

GRE Requirements

  • The requirement to take the GRE exam is optional. 
  • Institute Code: R5248
  • Department Code: 1502
  • General Test: Optional
  • Minimum Score required: Optional

Application Requirements

  • At least a 3.0 GPA

Program Costs

  1. Go to "View Tuition Costs by Semester," and select the semester you plan to start. Graduate-level programs are divided into sections: Graduate Rates–Atlanta Campus, Study Abroad, Specialty Graduate Programs, Executive Education Programs
  2. Find the degree and program you are interested in and click to access the program's tuition and fees by credit hour PDF.
  3. In the first column, determine the number of hours (or credits) you intend to take for your first semester.
  4. Determine if you will pay in-state or out-of-state tuition. Learn more about the difference between in-state and out-of-state. For example, if you are an in-state resident and planning to take six credits for the Master of Architecture degree, the tuition cost will be $4,518.
  5. The middle section of the document lists all mandatory Institute fees. To see your total tuition plus mandatory fees, refer to the last two columns of the PDF.

Special Instructions

Students entering a medical physics graduate educational program shall have a strong foundation in basic physics. This shall be demonstrated either by an undergraduate or graduate degree in physics, or by a degree in an engineering discipline or another of the physical sciences and with coursework that is the equivalent of a minor in physics. If students have not taken an Anatomy and Physiology course, they must take this course their first semester as a graduate Medical Physics student.