Physics - Domestic StudentsThe Department of Physics provides coursework, training, and research experience to students who wish to further their education beyond the bachelor's level to achieve a greater degree of competency and recognition in their profession. The department offers two Master of Science degree programs. In addition to the MS in Physics, the department offers a broad-field program with a concentration in physics for students who wish to prepare to teach in several science fields in secondary schools.
The physics department provides well-equipped instructional and research laboratories. Sophisticated equipment and faculty direction are available for experimental research in solid state physics, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, nanotechnology, microcomputer hardware and software development, and observational astronomy using our remotely-operable 1-m telescopes in Arizona, USA and Chile, South America.
Faculty also conduct research in theoretical nuclear physics and astrophysics, stellar astronomy and astrophysics, and computational physics and astrophysics. The department also maintains extensive equipment to help prepare science teachers to introduce and teach the latest physics curriculum developments.
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Applications are accepted throughout the year.