Programs of Study
Health & Human Services Health Physics Technologies
Health Physics Technologies (HPT)
The Health Physics Technologies program
(formerly Radiation Safety Technology) is
designed to give students the knowledge and
practical hands-on experience required for
entry-level employment in the nuclear
industry. Students entering this program
must have elevated aptitude in mathematics.
The program consists of two semesters on
focused classroom instruction divided into
Applications are due April 1st of each year
What do our students learn?
Provide contamination and radiation exposure control
Conduct sampling, monitoring, surveying, and evaluating to identify potential
occupational health hazards caused by exposure
Use industry safe principals, concepts, and practices
Maintain detailed records of sampling activities
Handle and use a variety of monitoring, sampling, and analytical equipment
Why CEI's Health Physics Technologies program?
Only Radiation Safety program in Idaho
16:1 student-to-teacher ratio
Experienced, qualified Instructors
How Long Will it Take?
INTERMEDIATE TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE (ITC)
2 full-time semesters in the professional program
Where are our Graduates Working?
US nuclear commercial power plants
US Department of Labor site
Mixed waste facilities
Environmental treatment companies
Private companies in the oil and gas industry
How much do our graduates make?
Over the last five years, our graduates started out averaging $40,560 to $68,640 a
(Based on a 2080 hour work year, wage information is given within the first year
94.16% - (Average positive placement for graduates over the past 5
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