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Master of Medical Physics: Program Statistics

Penn’s goal is to ensure that the Medical Physics Programs continue to provide the most advanced, rigorous and innovative education in this highly competitive and evolving field. We are currently putting a hold on admissions in order to do a full evaluation of our curriculum, research opportunities and professional development. The current master’s and post-graduate certificate programs will continue to serve its currently enrolled students. However, we will not admit a new class in fall 2017 and we are no longer accepting application submissions. We welcome you to contact our program team if you have any questions about this update.

The majority of our alumni work as medical physicists, and while most of our recent graduates are placed in residency programs, some have gone on to pursue PhD or medical degrees, or secured positions in academia or industry. Many graduates now work as medical physicists or residents in institutions like the University Pennsylvania (PA), Landauer Medical Physics (TX), Glens Falls Hospital (NY), UC Davis (CA), Mayo Clinic (AZ), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (OH), 21st Century Oncology (FL), and Accelerated Medical Physics Services (CT).

Master of Medical Physics Program Applications and Admissions Statistics


Initial Placement of MMP Graduates

Category<200920092010201120122013201420152016 2017 Cumulative
Clinical1418 57 10 200 0 47
Residency000131546 3 23
PhD/MD00 2110221 0 9
Academia300100000 0 0
Industry00100 0 010 0 2
Other000 000020 1 3
Total171 1181111997 4 84

Residency Placement Statistics for Graduates of the Master of Medical Physics Program

Offers came from University of Pennsylvania, Landauer Medical Physics - Carolinas Medical Center (NC), and Geisinger Health System (PA).

Graduation YearApplied for MatchReceived MatchPercentage MatchedNational MedPhys Match*
2017 4 3 75% 48%


**One received residency outside of the National MedPhys Match program

Updated May 2017

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