Applicants should have the equivalent of an undergraduate major in physics with a strong background in mathematics including multivariable calculus and differential equations. Students who do not meet these requirements may be granted conditional admission requiring additional undergraduate course work in physics and/or mathematics.
All applicants must provide the following with their application:
Transcripts from all undergraduate institutions previously attended
A personal statement of at least 1,000 words explaining the purpose for pursuing the MS degree here at EMU
The M.S. in Physics prepares students in traditional physics research. Graduates are well-prepared for doctoral study or for junior college or community college teaching.
Graduation requirements include 30 hours of approved graduate credit, satisfactory performance on a comprehensive written/oral examination and the completion of a research problem culminating in a written thesis or report.
Degree Requirements: 30 hours
The M.S. in Physics requires the completion of 30 hours of course work to be distributed among required courses, elective courses and cognate courses as follows: