M.Sc. On Campus


University of Tennessee Space Institute

12 months
18188 USD/year
11648 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The graduate degree program in Physics at the Space Institute is an integral part of the University of Tennessee Space Institute. 


The Physics degree from University of Tennessee Space Institute  requirements for physics students at UTSI and at Knoxville are identical. 

Key Features 

  • Graduate programs of study and research under the guidance of a faculty advisor leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees are offered in a number of concentration areas: biophysics, atomic and molecular physics, laser physics, chemical physics, quantum optics, spectroscopy, fluid physics and theoretical physics. 
  • Thesis and dissertation research opportunities in applied and computational physics are available with the Center for Laser Applications, and with research groups at the Air Force Arnold Engineering Development Center.

Programme Structure

  • We strive to remain innovative in our fields of research. While our current areas of emphasis are materials and propulsion, the Institute’s faculty, staff, and students are involved in a wide range of research and educational pursuits.
    • Current areas of research emphasis are propulsion, laser applications, and materials processing.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $60 application fee must accompany application
  • McNair Application Fee Waivers
  • Official transcripts from each college/university attended
  • GRE general test report (copy will suffice) for all applicants
  • Official IELTS report from the British Council or
  • TOEFL report from Educational Testing Service (ETS)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18188 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9094 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    11648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5824 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Tullahoma

1010 - 1878 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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