Radiation Safety

Radiation Safety

About the Program

The Radiation Safety sequence is a modularized series of courses designed to provide basic radiation safety instruction. Knowledge gained from taking the sequence of classes includes identification of the sources of radiation and radioactive materials, the nature of ionization radiation, biological effects, risk assessment, protection strategies, environmental impacts, and waste handling.

Career Opportunities

The Radiation Safety sequence of classes could be taken by students seeking careers in radiology, radiation safety, occupational safety and health, industrial hygiene, certified safety professional, emergency response, and hazardous materials control.


Course credits are transferable to the California State University System.

Radiation Safety

Nan Ho
Mathematics, Science, Engineering and Public Safety Dean

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