24 months
21238 USD/year
21238 USD/year
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The MA program in Physics at Fisk University seeks to prepare its students to be successful in any area requiring knowledge of advanced physics. Student preparation includes a variety of experiences, all of which are aimed at creating well-rounded critical thinkers.  The program is built on a combination of formal course work, laboratory training and active graduate-level research.


The program illustrates the mission of the University through emphasis on physics and interdisciplinary research.  The program’s goal is to provide research activities and courses in physics and related areas to allow graduate students to be able to successfully enter Ph.D. programs or careers in the sciences.

Students who complete the M.A. program from Fisk University  in physics will:

  • Be able to demonstrate scholarship in the three fundamental areas of physics (classical mechanics, electrodynamics, and quantum mechanics) orally as well as in writing
  • Be able to do independent research, consistent with a Master’s level of training
  • Be able to present their own research at conferences and produce refereed journal publications.
  • Produce a quality Master’s thesis containing publishable work

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Advanced Dynamics
  • Non-Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
  • Electromagnetic Theory
For more information, please visit programme website.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application form for graduate study, including three letters of recommendation, preferably from persons who are familiar with the applicant’s academic and/or professional capabilities. 
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate work. 
  • A personal statement addressing specific issues pertaining to knowledge, work and/or research experiences, goals and/or interests in the chosen field
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores for the General Test are also required.

Tuition Fee

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    21238 USD/year
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  • National

    21238 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21238 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Nashville

1183 - 2197 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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