Physics, M.Sc. | Rochester Institute of Technology | Rochester, United States
24 months
54176 USD/year
54176 USD/year
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The Physics program of Rochester Institute of Technology solidifies your understanding in core areas of physics with the flexibility to pursue your area of interest.  


The Physics program of Rochester Institute of Technology prepares you for a variety of professional opportunities. Whether your interests are in quantum mechanics or studying the entire universe with general relativity, you can gain the research and technical skills needed to achieve your career goals.

Typical Job Titles

  • Optical/Photonics Scientist
  • Instrumentation and Device Engineer
  • Quantum Research and Development Scientist
  • Radiation and Detector Physicist
  • Computational Physicist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Physics Seminar
  • Mathematical Methods for Physics
  • Classical Electrodynamics
  • Quantum Theory
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Statistical Physics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Priority deadline: February 15, rolling thereafter


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit copies of official transcript(s) (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work, including any transfer credit earned.
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree (or US equivalent) from an accredited university or college in physics, applied physics, or a closely-related discipline within the physical/mathematical sciences or engineering fields.
  • Recommended minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (or equivalent).
  • Submit a current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Two letters of recommendation are required. Refer to Application Instructions and Requirements for additional information.

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Rochester

925 - 1350 USD /month
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