University of Alabama - Huntsville

College of Science



301 Sparkman Drive

EB 131

Huntsville, AL 35899

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.-Physics;, Ph.D.-Physics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Physics recognizes three broad areas of emphasis in basic and applied research: 1) Space sciences including studies of atmospheric physics, solar physics, and plasma physics; 2) Optics/quantum electronics including studies of laser physics, optical properties of matter, and electromagnetic scattering; 3) Solid state/materials including studies of crystal growth, solid state physics, and superconductivity.


The University of Alabama in Huntsville is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)

International Student Requirements:

International students must demonstrate English proficiency by obtaining a score of 80 on the TOEFL exam or a 6.5 on the IELTS exam.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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