Physics - International Students
The 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 spectroscopy, X-ray photoelectron, auger electron, appearance potential spectroscopy of surfaces, signal analysis of speech signals, microcomputer hardware and software development, and digital electronics.
Faculty also conduct research in theoretical nuclear physics, nuclear astrophysics and computational physics. In addition, the department has an active astronomy and space physics research program in collaboration with planetarium staff members. The department also maintains extensive equipment to help prepare science teachers to introduce and teach the latest physics curriculum developments.
Required Documents for Admission
Application Packet Submission Deadline:
Application Packet Submission Deadline Information:
- To be considered for the spring semester, the deadline is October 1
- To be considered for the summer semester, the deadline is February 15
- To be consider for the fall semester, the deadline is May 15