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The MS in Physics program at UMass Dartmouth is one of the largest in the U.S., as determined by the American Physical Society. The program is designed to advance your understanding of modern and classical physics as well as your mastery of applying the physical concepts to solving practical problems.

We seek inquisitive and enthusiastic individuals as full-time and part-time students who plan to pursue physics to advance professional careers in research, teaching, or in applied areas of industrial research and development. The program's part-time option is geared toward students who are already professionally active but wish to enhance their knowledge base.

Under the guidance of a graduate advisor, all students follow a course of study and research that is in harmony with their background and goals. The size of our program fosters close personal contacts among students and faculty.

Nearly all students participate in original research with their advisors, and also obtain teaching experience. Most students are supported by teaching or research assistantships.

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Students may also be interested in pursuing the PhD in Engineering & Applied Science, which features contemporary, advanced interdisciplinary research and educational opportunities.

Once you are ready to apply, submit your application at Graduate Studies.

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