Seton Hall University

College of Arts and Sciences



400 South Orange Avenue

South Orange, NJ 07079

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Physics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Seton Hall's M.S. in Physics is a 30-credit program is designed for young researchers with a basic knowledge of advanced physics and interests in areas such as laser spectroscopy, solid-state physics, advanced materials synthesis and characterization, photonics, plasma physics, biophysics and surface physics -- preparing you to meet the demands of modern industry.  

Reap the benefits of personalized, one-on-one attention from faculty, and collaborate with high-tech industry and government research labs such as Brookhaven National Laboratory. You’ll graduate fully prepared for higher positions within both industry and academia, or for a Ph.D. program in physics or related field.


The M.S. in Physics program offers two degree tracks with personalized advisement and mentorship from Departmental faculty tailored accordingly to the student's professional goals. The M.S. in Physics through coursework track is designed for those seeking career advancement or enhanced opportunities in the high-technology sector and additionally in secondary or post-secondary science, technology, engineering or mathematics education. The M.S. in Physics with Thesis track is ideal for individuals seeking basic science and applied research experience appropriate for professional careers in research and development (R&D) or seeking to be fully prepared for advancement into doctoral (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) graduate programs in physics, engineering, mathematics or allied technical or educational fields.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 30

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Many Seton Hall students take advantage of loans and other financial aid to fund their education. A number of federal, state and private loan programs are available for your use.

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 0-999

Find Schools