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Today, 66% of physics graduates work in the private sector. Currently, demand is growing among private employers for emerging professionals qualified to address scientific and technological challenges of the future right now.
Earn your MS in one or two years
USciences offers two options for earning your master’s degree in physics:
- Our Integrated 4+1 BS/MS Program in Physics allows you to earn up to 15 graduate credits during your four undergraduate years, and then complete your master’s with just one additional year of study—saving time and money.
- You can complete the MS program in two years after entering with a BS degree from another institution.
What Sets Us Apart?
- Three curriculum concentrations reflect the urgent demands of today’s employers: quantum materials to forge pathways to future technologies; complex systems to disentangle modern problems of increasing intricacy; and applied biophysics for enhancing drug development, delivery, and the biomedical field applications.
- You conduct research alongside top physicists with opportunities to work across disciplines and departments.
- You’re free to tailor your degree by choosing one of the program’s concentrations and taking elective courses in various
disciplines or by developing a personalized path in conjunction with a faculty advisor.
- Internship opportunities forge valuable connections with local companies representing various business sectors,
health science, and a range of other scientific fields.
- Renowned faculty provide one-to-one attention and support available only in a small institution.
- Earn your USciences MS in Physics in just one year through our Integrated 4+1 BS/MS Program, which allows qualified undergraduates to take up to 15 additional credits of graduate coursework at no extra cost.
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- Scientists Inspire Girls to Pursue STEM at Physics Wonder Girls Camp
July 14, 2021
Female scientists working in industry and research addressed dozens of girls participating in the 2021 Physics Wonder Girls Camp at USciences. The camp was hosted virtually this year and offered to middle school girls interested in physics.
- Sparking Passion for STEM with St. Francis de Sales
June 09, 2021
Throughout the spring semester, faculty and students from Misher College of Arts and Sciences visited seventh and eighth graders at St. Francis de Sales School.
- NASA Engineer Speaks at Physics Honor Society Induction
May 19, 2021
Four undergraduate students and two alumni were inducted into the Sigma Pi Sigma Physics Honor Society in a virtual induction ceremony. The event featured guest speaker Georgio Villar III, NASA Mars 2020 mission flight engineer.
- Physics Professor Paul Halpern Releases New Book
August 04, 2020
Paul Halpern, PhD, Professor of Physics at USciences, has released his new book Synchronicity: The Epic Quest to Understand the Quantum Nature of Cause and Effect published by Basic Books.
- Dr. Roberto Ramos Featured on WHYY Science Podcast
June 10, 2020
Roberto Ramos PhD, associate professor of physics, was featured on WHYY's weekly health and science podcast, The Pulse.
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