Oregon State University

Oregon State University



Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics

CBEE, Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR 97331

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. - Physics, M.A. - Physics;M.S. - Physics;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Physics offers courses and research experience leading to the Master of Arts, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in physics and the Master of Science degree in Applied Physics. Advanced-degree candidates may pursue thesis research in experimental, computational, or theoretical AMO (atomic, molecular, and optical) physics, nuclear and particle physics, or solid state physics as well as research in physics pedagogy. Special programs are available for students who are preparing for careers in undergraduate teaching. Thesis and nonthesis programs are offered leading to the MS and MA degrees. A written comprehensive examination must be passed prior to the nonthesis master's final oral or the PhD preliminary oral examination. There are no foreign language requirements.


Northwest Association of Schools and of Colleges and Universities, Commission on Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: A need-based grant is available to deserving students who are admitted and enrolled in a part- or full-time program of study offered through OSU Extended Campus. Degree-seeking Extended Campus students may be eligible for federal and state financial aid.

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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