Now Accepting Inquiries and Applications for Spring and Fall 2024!
The M.S. in Applied Physics and Engineering program prepares students with the education and professional skills to be essential societal contributors in the 21st century science, technology, engineering and mathematics workforce.
Through a carefully crafted curriculum, the program is designed to meet the demands of modern industry for young researchers – knowledge of advanced applied physics blended with engineering fields such as nanoscience and quantum engineering; renewable energy research; condensed matter physics; material science and more.
The program emphasizes interdisciplinary experience through challenging coursework that blends a rigorous physics core curriculum with engineering electives. Upon completion of the core coursework, students select one of three research concentrations: Applied Physics, Engineering Physics or Materials Science and Engineering.
Graduates of the program become more desirable candidates for commercial research and development roles, positions in government and industry laboratories, or applicants for doctoral programs in physics and allied science/engineering fields.