Applied Physics, MS
master of science
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Applied Physics, Master of Science
The Department of Physics and Astronomy offers a two-year master's degree that will provide you with a strong core of applied physics and essential research skills, and prepare you for employment in high-technology industries, research institutes, or for further academic study in physics. The MS program will train you in laboratory skills, providing you with computational and computer modeling expertise, developing your competencies in the use and design of modern instrumentation, and providing you with a basic foundation in physics. There are both thesis and coursework options available. These plans can be interdisciplinary, integrating a broad range of subject areas to enhance opportunities in research or the private sector.
|Minimum units for completion||30|
|Additional admissions requirements||Admission requirements above admission to NAU are required.|
|Thesis||Thesis may be required by chosen emphasis or offered as an option.|
|Comprehensive exam||Comprehensive exam may be required by chosen emphasis or offered as an option.|
|Research||Individualized research may be required by chosen emphasis or offered as an option.|
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