Achieve next-level thinking
If the years you spent earning your undergrad degree weren’t enough to satisfy your curiosity for knowledge, then it’s time to explore the next stage of your journey at SFA.
Our graduate program helps students who wish to enter into a career in physics or who wish to continue on to earn their Ph.D. Students have access to our research facilities to help guide their studies such as, among other things, a cryogenics laboratory, atomic force microscope, scanning electron microscope and high vacuum equipment, an observatory with five research grade telescopes, and an environmental sensing and quantum optics laboratory with radiometric instruments and a variety of lasers.
Master of Science in Natural Science - emphasis in physics with thesis
The graduate physics program is a thesis program that includes 18 to 36 graduate hours in physics. Program coursework is structured to align with student’s background and professional objectives.
Students pursuing the professional physics option must include Physics 512, 531, 532 and 551.
Graduate minor in physics
A graduate minor in physics consists of a minimum of nine semester hours of physics.