12 months
750 USD/credit 22500 USD/year
750 USD/credit 22500 USD/year
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Build upon the laws of nature with the MS in Physics program from DePaul University, designed for students pursuing doctoral studies as well as practicing scientists and engineers.


You’ll study classical and quantum mechanics and complete elective courses such as cosmology and laser physics. Your degree will help you further your knowledge and career in science.

Classes are offered on the Lincoln Park Campus in the evenings and the program and can be completed in two years.

Alumni Network

  • Alumni of our MS in Physics program from DePaul University work in the scientific industry and are enrolled in or serve as faculty members at universities across the country. You’ll benefit from these alumni connections as well as the larger network of more than 180,000 DePaul alumni.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Electrodynamics
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Thesis Requirement
  • Thesis Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree indicating satisfactory completion of a suitable program in advanced physics or a closely related field. (Students with less extensive backgrounds may be admitted conditionally while they complete undergraduate prerequisites.)
  • It is strongly recommended that the student submit the results of the GRE general examination at the time of application. Results are required to apply for a graduate teaching assistantship.
  • The subject-specific Physics GRE is not required for admission.
  • Two letters of recommendation are advised for all applicants and are required for a graduate teaching assistantship.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    22500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 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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