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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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Jeffrey Moses joins faculty of AEP

Jeffrey Moses wants to look at things that can barely be seen; specifically, events that happen in under a trillionth of a second.

Cornell University’s Fennie, Nirenberg named MacArthur Fellows

Craig Fennie, assistant professor of applied and engineering physics at Cornell University, and Sheila Nirenberg, associate professor of physiology and biophysics at Weill Cornell Medical College, are among this year’s 24 MacArthur Fellows