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Academic Programs

The Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics teaches the science that underlies engineering.

The Master of Engineering degree in Engineering Physics prepares students for engineering design and development employment or further graduate work.

The two-year Master of Science in Applied Physics program offers advanced study and training in the three cores of AP: Optics, Nanotechnologies, and Biotechnologies.

Applied Physics is a research-oriented PhD program that provides a flexible graduate education tailored to individual interests.


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