Master of Science in Physics
University of Washington

Program Details

The online MS in Physics degree program from the University of Washington is designed to prepare students for a variety of professional careers involving physics, including engineering and teaching. The program is highly customizable. All students must complete at least three core courses in electromagnetic theory and quantum physics capstone project, but the remaining coursework is chosen by the student, allowing them to select a program of study that meets their personal and professional goals. Examples of specialized tracks created by previous students include:

  • Acoustics
  • Laser Physics
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Optics
  • Surface Physics
  • Physics Instrumentation
  • Physics Education

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Washington is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent