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Our internationally recognized faculty and staff balance compelling experimental and theoretical research and computer-based modeling with a strong dedication to student education, growth, and success.

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Faculty member Wade Marcum and researcher in nuclear engineering lab.

Radiation Health Physics program leads the nation

Oregon State’s Master of Radiation Health Physics degree program is the largest in the country, thanks in part to its fully online option supported by an advanced virtual radiation detection and measurement laboratory.

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