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M.S. in Physics


Graduate work in physics is planned primarily to meet the needs of students who are looking forward to professional careers in physics, either as teachers or as research physicists. The M.S. degree requires a thesis project based on original research.

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 30

Course Requirements

The M.S. in physics requires 24 hours of suitable graduate course work and 6 hours of thesis (Phys 697). At least 12 hours of the graduate course work must consist of courses in physics at the 600 level.

Other Academic Requirements

Students are required to participate in the teaching of physics lectures or laboratories as part of their graduate training.

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