12 months
Duration
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Optical Sciences program from University of Arizona — offered on campus and online —  prepares students to enter challenging careers in the optics industry or to continue the pursuit of knowledge with doctoral degrees.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Key Features

Its graduates become engineers, designers and technical managers. They work in hardware design, medical and biomedical technology, lasers and electro-optical systems, fiber optics and communications, measurements, manufacturing, and consumer technology. They work for large corporations, small companies, government agencies, universities, hospitals and research centers. Many even work for themselves, having started successful businesses or gone into consulting.

The Optical Sciences program from University of Arizona has no core curriculum, allowing the program considerable flexibility. A student may limit coursework to a single topic area, or he or she may instead form the nucleus of the master's degree around the core courses for the Ph.D. in Optical Sciences — none of which are required.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Optics Laboratory
  • Physical Optics Laboratory
  • Lasers and Solid-State Devices Laboratory
  • Mathematical Optics Laboratory
  • Optical Testing Laboratory
  • Optical Specifications, Fabrication and Testing Laboratory
  • Optomechanical Engineering Laboratory
  • Optical Systems Engineering

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Domestic:

  • Fall: August 15 (online)
  • Spring: December 10 (on-campus and online)

International:

  • Fall: August 15 (online)
  • Spring: December 10 (online)

 

Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3.0 GPA
  • GRE general test 
  • TOEFL or IELTS for international students
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Updated CV
  • Unofficial transcripts at the time of application/official transcripts if admitted

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • 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.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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