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About

The Physics program offered by the Illinois Institute of Technology is an excellent choice for anyone who wishes to graduate study in physics. The departament that hosts the program is small, collegial and collaborative. 

Overview

Faculty provide personal attention and support. At the same time, Illinois Tech is a major research institution with connections to Argonne National Laboratory, Fermilab, and global physics experiments such as Daya Bay. Major areas of research include particle and accelerator physics, condensed matter physics, superconductivity, biophysics, and computational biophysics. Faculty have special expertise in such areas as XAFS and synchrotron.

Program Overview

Illinois Tech is a major research institution with connections to Argonne National Laboratory, Fermilab, and global Physics experiments such as Daya Bay. Research covers particle and accelerator physics, condensed matter physics, superconductivity, and computational biophysics. Faculty expertise includes XAFS and synchrotron.

Career Opportunities

Those with graduate degrees at the Illinois Institute of Technology in physics are more likely to land jobs as researchers in public and private labs. Other fields physicists are employed in areas including medicine, energy, renewable energy, transportation, defense, and telecommunications.

  • Accelerator Operator
  • Data Analyst
  • Lab Technician
  • Laser Engineer
  • Optical Engineer
  • Research Associate
  • Software Developer

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Methods of Theoretical Physics
  • Electromagnetic Theory
  • Analytical Dynamics
  • Quantum Theory
  • Statistical Mechanics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Illinois Tech requires a four-year bachelor’s degree conferred with a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0/4.0 (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution for regular admission.

  • Academic requirements: GPA of at least 3.0.
  • GMAT or GRE is required: GRE/GMAT is required, apart from Master of Public Administration. 
  • Personal Statement required
  • Letter of Recommendation is suggested, but not required

Tuition Fee

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    29628 USD/year
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  • National

    29628 USD/year
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Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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