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Doctor of Philosophy in Physics

Program Details

The Doctor of Philosophy in Physics degree offered from Michigan State University is available to those who wish to show their contribution within the scientific field and proven their academic ability in this area. The physics courses include classical mechanics, electrodynamics, statistical mechanics, and quantum mechanics.


One semester of half–time teaching is required.

  • Completed physics and mathematics courses equivalent to those that are required for an undergraduate major in physics
  • A grade–point average of at least 3.00 in the courses referenced in item 1. above


Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


At present, MSU is not authorized to offer online programs/distance education to any residents of Arkansas or Maryland.