Oakland University

College of Arts and Sciences

Master of Science in Physics


520 O'Dowd Hall

520 O'Dowd Hall

Rochester, MI 48309

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Physics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The program leading to the Master of Science in physics degree consists of courses, research, seminar participation, and a final research report. Students receiving the degree will be prepared to work toward the Doctor of Philosophy in physics, to teach at the junior college level, or to work in industry. The average candidate entering in the fall semester will usually require two academic years to complete the degree. A very well-prepared candidate should complete the required courses and research credits in three semesters. Each student’s program will be adjusted to his/her interests and background.


Oakland University is accredited as a doctoral degree-granting institution by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

International applicants requiring an I-20 for a visa must also submit additional documents, including an International Student Supplemental Application, financial documents, transcript evaluations, and proof of English language proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS or MELAB).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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