24 months
9094 USD/year
9094 USD/year
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The Physics, MS program at the University of Southern Mississippi includes core courses in Electromagnetism, Classical Mechanics, Statistical Mechanics, and Quantum Mechanics. 


The Physics master's program at the University of Southern Mississippi involves research culminating in a project or thesis.


  • Mechanics: The study of forces, particles and their interactions.
  • Electrodynamics: The study of electromagnetic fields.
  • Quantum mechanics: The study of the amazing world at the nanoscale and beyond.
  • Statistical mechanics: The large-scale behavior that results from random molecular motions.
  • Numerical simulations of physical systems: This approach complements and, in some cases, even replaces experimental approaches.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mechanics 
  • Electricity and Magnetism 
  • Statistical Physics 
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Research in Physics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $60 non-refundable application fee
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75/4.00 on the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework
  • Good standing at last university attended
  • Official transcripts and degree certificates or diplomas from all previous colleges or universities attended
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE, or iTEP scores
  • Official copy of GRE, GMAT, or MAT score from testing service
  • Three letters of recommendation (upload to application file)
  • Statement of Purpose or writing sample (according to departmental requirements)
  • Immunization records (required prior to enrolling in classes if admitted)
  • Official GRE Test Scores
  • Resumè
  • Research Interests
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Three Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9094 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4547 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    9094 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4547 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for West Hattiesburg

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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