Colorado State University offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Radiological Health Sciences. The degree program is offered through the university's Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences. The program is unique in its focus on research in radiation sciences as they relate to health. It has two major areas of study: Health Physics and Radiation Cancer Biology and Oncology. Additional areas of emphasis include cellular and molecular radio-biology, radioecology, and veterinary radiology. Independent study areas include epidemiology, small animal radiology, nuclear medicine, and ultrasounds. The program culminates in a doctoral dissertation.
Established in 1870, CSU is the land-grant university of Colorado and the flagship institution of the Colorado State University System. Located in Fort Collins, the campus sits at the base of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The public research university operates research facilities including the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, the Energy Institute, and the Information Science & Technology Center. The university has historically been at the forefront of the fields of environmental and animal ethics, radiation treatment for cancer, and weather forecasting. U.S. News & World Report ranks CSU at No. 140 in National Universities and No. 70 in Top Public Schools.