Wake Forest University

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences



1834 Wake Forest Road

Reynolda Hall

Winston-Salem, NC 27106

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Physics doctoral program offers a comprehensive course of study in classical and modern physics, with intensive training in one of the frontier areas of modern research, including biophysics, nano-technology and materials physics, condensed matter physics, gravitation and particle physics and optical and laser physics.  Our research facilities are state-of-the-art and Wake Forest Physics Department faculty are committed to developing their students as outstanding scientists and researchers.

Students have the opportunity to work with faculty who are nationally and internationally recognized for their research efforts. Students can begin their research early and receive significant individual guidance from the faculty. 

Strong interdisciplinary research efforts with other departments, including Computer Science, Chemistry, Biology, and the Wake Forest University Medical School and Comprehensive Cancer Center. In addition, the department offers special programs in Structural & Computational Biophysics, Medical Physics, or joint MS with Computer Science.




Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada Commission on Accreditation

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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