12 months
13260 USD/year
13260 USD/year
3324 USD/year
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Prepare to become a leader in the business aspects of science. Georgia Southern University’s Master of Science in Applied Physical Science (MS-APS) is a terminal professional degree that prepares you for the workplace. Gain real-world experience in applying physical science to the business, government, and nonprofit sectors. 


This master of Applied Physical Science program from Georgia Southern University deepens your understanding of the science used in your field, giving you a solid grounding in business fundamentals and communications. You can choose between a terminal non-thesis or a terminal thesis option, and select an interdisciplinary concentration area in:

  • Environmental science
  • Material science
  • Pharmaceutical science

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Theory and Knowledge of Industrial Science: Upon completion of the program, applied physical science masters students will describe the basic structure of the chemical industry, analyze green chemistry principles, formulate the relationship between the chemical product and its value in the marketplace, and explain the forces for change and innovation of the chemical industry.
  • Critical Thinking and Project Management: Upon completion of the program, applied physical science masters students will be able to gather and analyze relevant information, evaluate alternatives, and implement creative and effective solutions.
  • Communication: Upon completion of the program, applied physical science masters students will demonstrate oral and written communication skills as expected of a future professional in the field such as scientific oral presentations to a wide range of audiences, write successful grant proposals, and write science reports and journal articles.

Programme Structure

Courses offered:

  • Industrial Science
  • Scientific Inquiry and Ethics
  • Biostatistics
  • Solid State Materials
  • Principles and Practice of Pre-clinical Drug Development
  • Environmental Chemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • B.S. or B.A. degree in chemistry, physics, or related degree from an appropriate regionally accredited college or university, or an equivalent degree from a recognized foreign college or university. Official TOEFL scores (not more than two years old) required for international students.
  • An overall minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale or at the discretion of the graduate admission committee.
  • Official GRE Report showing competitive subtest scores by the start of the first semester of graduate courses.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation from individuals familiar with the applicant’s potential to complete successful graduate work.
  • Applicant’s Statement of Purpose & Research Experience
  • The applicant must have the appropriate undergraduate preparation for the area of concentration. This requires meeting the general M.S.A.P.S. requirements and the prerequisites listed for the particular concentration area.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6630 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    13260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6630 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    3324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1662 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Statesboro

900 - 1400 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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