Career Planning

As a Western graduate student, you have access to an abundance of quality professional development opportunities, which make it simple for you to self-direct your learning and development, maximize the value of your degree, and ease your career transition.

Career Outcomes

Graduates from the Department of Medical Biophysics typically pursue careers in the following avenues:

  • Academia as professors/scientists
  • Scientists in industrial research and development
  • Clinical medical physicists
  • Medical school, to pursue careers as clinician scientists
  • Law school, to pursue legal careers intersecting with technical specialization (e.g. patent law pertaining to biophysics inventions)
  • Specialist developers in industry
  • Entrepreneurs