California State University Long Beach

3588 USD/year
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This is a comprehensive Physics master's degree with options in General Physics or Computational Physics at California State University Long Beach. 


The Department also offers graduate study leading to the Master of Science degree. This Physics degree at California State University Long Beach is available in both a general option and an option in applied physics. A limited number of teaching associateships and graduate assistantships are available to students working on the master's degree. Application should be made to the Chair of the Department.

Career Possibilities:

  • Physicist
  • Teacher
  • Medical Physicist
  • Astrophysicist
  • Computer Scientist
  • Electro-Optical Engineer
  • Computer Engineer
  • Meteorologist
  • Metallurgist
  • Industrial Health Engineer
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Geophysicist
  • Financial Analyst
  • Technical Writer
  • Astronomer
  • Teacher
  • Oceanographer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Mathematician
  • Materials Researcher
  • Quality Control Specialist
  • Food and Drug Inspector
  • Scientific Apparatus Salesperson
  • Nuclear Engineer
  • Physicist Technician

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Mechanics 
  •  Statistical Physics 
  • Graduate Electrodynamics I
  • Quantum Mechanics I 
  • Mathematical Methods of Physics 
  •  Colloquium
  • Experimental Methods in Physics I 
  • Experimental Methods in Physics II 
  • Modern Optics
  • Computer Interfacing in Experimental Physics
  • Computational Methods in Theoretical Physics 

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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree with a major in physics; or
  • A bachelor's degree with at least 24 units of upper division physics. Students deficient in undergraduate preparation must take courses to remove these deficiencies without credit toward the degree at the discretion of graduate advisor.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3588 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    3588 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3588 USD per year and a duration of  .


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