The department offers the exam at the beginning of the Fall and Spring semesters. Failure to pass this exam in the timeline established on entry to the program usually results in disenrollment from the graduate physics program.
More informationVisit official programme website
Programme StructureMS with Thesis optionThe students course of study must be approved by the students advisory committee and must fulfill the general requirements for the masters degree with thesis and must include a minimum of 9 credit hours selected from: PHYS 505, 508, 513, 514, 515, 516, 526.
The preliminary examination will cover courses in physics and mathematics normally included in the undergraduate physics curriculum. Thesis topics will be chosen in consultation with an advisory committee.
MS with Independent Study option
Courses approved by the students advisor must fulfill the general requirements for the masters degree without thesis and must include the following:
- All students must complete PHYS 501 (1), and 502 (1) in their first two semesters.
- PHYS 590 (3)
- a minimum of 9 credit hours selected from: PHYS 505, 508, 513, 514, 515, 516, 526.
- PHYS 579 (1), Graduate-Faculty Seminar, must be taken for the first four semesters.
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed
DisciplinesPhysics View 390 other Masters in Physics in United States
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International37686 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 18843 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
National22164 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 11082 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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