This program is no longer accepting new students as of Fall 2011. Please see the Physics Department'smajor.
This program is intended for students interested in eventually pursuing a graduate program in medical physics, health physics, nuclear medical technology, bioengineering, or a related field. It is also an excellent major for students wishing to enter medical school. Depending on their science background in high school, students may be required to take Botany & Zoology II and General Chemistry II.
Chemists and Materials Scientists; Geoscientists; High school, college, technical, or university level teacher; Mathematicians; Meteorologists; Nuclear, Electrical, Biomedical, Environmental, Civil, or Mechanical Engineers; Researcher at a university, industrial, or national laboratory
High School Preparation
Biology; Calculus; Chemistry; Computer science; Physics; Writing
Note: Students that are prepared to test into Calculus I may begin the Biophysics program in their first semester.
Paul J. Nienaber, SJ, Ph.D.
Chair, Physics Department
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
700 Terrace Heights #32
Winona, MN 55987-1399
(800) 635-5987, Ext. 1532