Graduate Program

The Department of Physics and Astronomy offers or participates in programs leading to the Master of Science in Physics and the Doctor of Philosophy in Computational Science with an Emphasis in Physics. At the master's level, the department offers a traditional master's program in physics as well as emphasis areas in computational science and polymer physics. At the doctoral level, the department participates in the Computational Science Ph.D. program in cooperation with the College of Science and Technology. Research areas include Atomic and Molecular Physics, Acoustics, Mathematical Physics, Statistical Mechanics, Optical Physics, Laser Spectroscopy, Polymer Physics, Liquid Crystal Physics, Plasma Physics, Many Body Methods in Nuclear and Condensed Matter, General Quantum Field Theory, and General Relativity.