12 months
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Optical Sciences - Optomechanical Engineering program from University of Arizona is more structured than the MS in Optical Sciences, with 15 units of required core courses, as well as 2 units of required lab.  

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Key Features

The mission of the Optical Sciences - Optomechanical Engineering program from University of Arizona is to provide the state of Arizona and the nation with an internationally pre-eminent program in education, research and outreach in all aspects of the science and application of light.

The Wyant College of Optical Sciences, formerly known as the Optical Sciences Center, was established in Tucson, Arizona, in 1964 to fulfill a national need for more highly trained engineers and physicists in the optical sciences. Throughout its 50-year history, OSC has stood on the forefront of the field; today, it educates more students in optics than any institution in the U.S.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Optical Design & Instrumentation 
  • Optomechanical Engineering 
  • Planar Multi-body Dynamics with Applications 
  • Optomechanical Design & Analysis 
  • Instrumentation and Statistics
  • Lens Design 
  • Illumination Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits

32 to 35 


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 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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