• Application Deadline
  • 12 months


This Physics from Wright State University is designed for the student who either desires a career in industry or government, or wants to pursue further graduate study. Each student does experimental or theoretical research in an area of interest and writes a thesis.

The Department of Physics offers two programs of graduate study leading either to the Master of Science or to the Master of Science in Teaching degree. The Master of Science degree program is a research-based master’s program with a required thesis. 


It prepares graduates for employment in private or government laboratories, or for further graduate work. The department participates in PhD programs in Biomedical Sciences, Engineering, and Environmental Sciences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Integrating Phy Sci & Math
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Introduction to Quantum Mechanics
  • Statistical Mechanics
  • Advanced Physics Laboratory
  • Special Topics in Physical Science For Teachers

          Detailed Programme Facts

          • Programme intensity Full-time
            • Full-time duration 12 months
          • Credits
            30 alternative credits
          • Languages
            • English
          • Delivery mode
            On Campus
          • More information Go to the programme website

          English Language Requirements

          • Minimum required score:


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          General Requirements

          • Official copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts. By the time of admission, students should hold a four-year B.S. or B.A. If the degree is not in Physics, the graduate studies committee may impose additional requirements
          • Provide at least two letters of reference
          • Provide a Statement of Purpose why you are considering our M.S. degree program. The personal statement should include:
            • Specific reasons for applying to the Masters of Science Program in Physics at Wright State University,
            • A description of goals for graduate education, i.e. how do you hope a M.S. in Physics from Wright State will further your career, and
            • A list of potential faculty advisors of interest to the applicant. 

          Tuition Fee

          • International

            1125 USD/credit
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 1125 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
          • National

            660 USD/credit
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 660 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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          Living costs for Dayton

          • 880 - 1360 USD/month
            Living Costs

          The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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