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PhD in Physics

The Doctor of Philosophy in Physics program requires 90 credit hours at the graduate level, including a minimum of 24 credit hours of dissertation research. A maximum of 36 credits may be transferred from a completed graduate program with the approval of the Graduate Committee.

Career Outlook

  • Research and development in the private sector
  • Data analytics
  • Computer and network programming and management
  • Teaching at the college or university level
  • Professional research physicist in government or industry
  • Research faculty at a university or research institute