University of California - Merced

Physics

Address:

5200 North Lake Road

Merced, CA

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Physics, Physics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Research in Physics graduate studies spans the traditional disciplines of physics, as well as related interdisciplinary areas. Emphases include atomic, molecular, and optical physics, condensed matter physics, biophysics, materials physics, nanoscience, and energy science.

 

Physics graduate students are trained in 1) a broad foundation in the fundamentals of physics, 2) experimental, theoretical, and/or computational skills necessary to conduct independent research, 3) new, interdisciplinary research areas, and 4) communication of physics concepts and scientific results for expert and non-expert audiences.

Accreditation:

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

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