Physics & Astrophysics (Ph.D.)
Advance scientific knowledge and prepare for a dynamic career as a scholar and university-level professor.
The study of physics offers endless insights into how our world works. A Ph.D. in Physics from UND offers a deep dive into the workings of the universe.
- Program type:
- Doctoral Degree
- Est. time to complete:
- 4-6 years
- Credit hours:
Why Study Physics and Astrophysics at UND?
A Ph.D. in Physics from UND gives you the knowledge and skills you need to help unlock the deepest mysteries of the universe.
Our department features small classes, collaborative relationships and high-level research opportunities. Working with state-of-the-art scientific tools, you'll pursue your own investigations and contribute to existing knowledge in the field.
Through the Ph.D. program in Physics at UND, you'll gain:
- Competency in graduate-level physics including mechanics, electromagnetism, quantum mechanics, statistical physics and theoretical methods
- The skills required to carry out programs of independent research at a research laboratory or as a university faculty member
- Oral presentation skills
- Experience in writing research papers
- Analytical skills needed to work as a professional physicist