MA & MS Program
Advance your knowledge of physics and astronomy through a graduate degree.
Master of Art's
The MA degree requires 30 approved semester hours of graduate courses with a minimum of 18 semester hours in physics and a knowledge of one foreign language. A thesis and a minor are optional. An oral exam over the course work and thesis, if any, is required.
Master of Science
The MS degree requires 30 approved semester hours with a thesis or 36 semester hours without a thesis. Course requirements for the degree are: Quantum Mechanics I & II (PHYS 60303, 60313), three courses from Classical Mechanics (PHYS 60203), Electrodynamics I & II (PHYS 60403, 60413), Solid State Physics (PHYS 60503) or Statistical Physics (PHYS 60603), plus a minimum of 6 additional semester hours in Physics. There is no foreign language requirement. An oral exam over course work and thesis, if any, is required.
Courses & Requirements