University of South Florida

College of Arts and Sciences

Physics

Address:

Moffitt Cancer Center

SVC1072

Tampa, FL 33620

United States

Phone:

1-813-974-5329

Program Information

Degree Offered:

M.A.- Physics; Dual M.S.-Physics & Engineering, Ph.D.- Applied Physics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Physics offers graduate programs leading to an M.S. in Physics, a Dual-M.S. degree in Physics & Engineering, and a Ph.D in Applied Physics. The dual-M.S. degree is offered in collaboration with the Electrical Engineering Department at USF. Under the Dual-M.S. degree program students can earn an M.S. in Physics and an M.S. in Engineering Science or Electrical Engineering within 3 years by completing only one thesis. These programs encompass the research areas of Biophysics & Biomedical Physics, Atomic Molecular & Optical Physics, Solid State & Materials Physics, and Physics Education. The industrial practicum course is an important feature of the Ph.D. program in Applied Physics allowing students to gain first-hand experience in laboratories outside of the University. This experience directly supports our doctoral students in their efforts to connect fundamental knowledge acquired in the academic setting with real-world applications and challenges.

Accreditation:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 40,000+