Physics & Astrophysics (M.S.)
Advance your understanding of the most fundamental laws of nature, and build a rewarding career in physics, astrophysics and beyond.
Physics and astronomy play a central role in our understanding of the universe. A master’s degree in this exciting field opens the door to scientific discovery and any career you can imagine.
- Program type:
- Master's Degree
- Est. time to complete:
- 2 years
- Credit hours:
Why Study Physics and Astrophysics at UND?
When you study physics at UND, the universe is your classroom. The most fundamental of all the sciences, physics offers fascinating insights into how the world works.
The graduate program at UND is characterized by small classes and a collaborative approach. You'll work closely with acclaimed faculty on cutting-edge research on topics like solid-state physics, materials science and astrophysics, and you'll contribute to the field by writing an original thesis.
Through the master's program in Physics at UND, you'll gain:
- Competency in graduate-level mechanics, electromagnetism, quantum mechanics, theoretical methods and more
- In-depth research skills
- Strong oral presentation skills
- Experience in writing research papers
- The analytical skills required to work as a professional physicist