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Distance Delivery Of The Ms Hp Degree At Georgia Tech

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2001 Annual Conference


Albuquerque, New Mexico

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June 24, 2001

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June 24, 2001

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June 27, 2001



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6.388.1 - 6.388.6

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Nolan Hertel

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Heather Gepford

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difference in academic achievement among students. The GPAs of MSHP students graduating between September 1993 and June 1999 averaged 3.45 for campus students and 3.51 for video students. The GPA data provided by the registrar encompassed thirty-five campus and eighteen distance learning MSHP graduates during the stated time interval.

V. Conclusion Table 2: MSHP Degrees Awarded

Academic Video Campus Total The distance learning MSHP program at Year MSHP MSHP Degrees Georgia Tech has proven to be a valuable 93-94 12 16 28 offering to practicing health physicists in 94-95 5 17 22 industry and government. It allows for both 95-96 10 4 14 professional development and the opportunity to 96-97 9 7 16 complete a graduate degree without having to 97-98 7 5 12 sacrifice employment or personal commitments. 98-99 8 7 15 While providing a valuable service to the health 99-00 2 3 5 physics community, it also benefits the university by maintaining the strength and TOTAL 53 59 112 reputation of Tech’s NRE/HP programs.

HEATHER J. GEPFORD Heather Gepford is a doctoral student at Georgia Institute of Technology. She received a B.S. in physics and math from Kansas State University and an M.S.E. in nuclear engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. Before returning to graduate school to obtain a Ph.D. in health physics, she worked as a Sr. Project Engineer for TN Technologies in Round Rock, TX and as a Health Physicist for Radiation Detection Company in Sunnyvale, CA.

NOLAN E. HERTEL Nolan Hertel is a Professor of Nuclear and Radiological Engineering and Health Physics in the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. He also serves as the Director of the Neely Nuclear Research Center. Dr. Hertel had been teaching nuclear engineering and health physics for 22 years.

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Hertel, N., & Gepford, H. (2001, June), Distance Delivery Of The Ms Hp Degree At Georgia Tech Paper presented at 2001 Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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