PhD - Applied Science, MS - Applied Science
Applied Science is an interdisciplinary graduate department that offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in the physical and natural sciences. The program is offered by the core faculty of Applied Science in cooperation with affiliated faculty from the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS), as well as from the NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) and the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab).
Faculty research interests include nondestructive evaluation, robotics, medical imaging, epidemic modeling, nanotechnology, surface science, electronic and magnetic materials, physical and chemical properties and characterization of polymers, laser spectroscopy, solid state nuclear magnetic resonance, neurophysiology, and computational neuroscience and cell biology.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
International Student Requirements:
Each applicant is required to submit the results of the general test and one subject test from the Graduate Record Examinations. Students from non-English speaking countries must also submit TOEFL scores.
Facts & Figures
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999