Master of Science
Applied Physics, Master of Science
The Department of Applied Physics and Materials Science offers a two-year master’s degree that will provide you with a strong core of applied physics and essential research skills, that will 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.