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College of Arts & Sciences

M.A. in Physics and Astronomy

Program Overview

The M.A. is an option reserved for special cases and usually involves substantial work in other fields. Candidates must follow an approved program filed with the Departmental Graduate Committee and submit a scholarly paper based on these studies for approval by at least two readers. A candidate is required to earn at least 30 graduate credits in physics, astronomy, and approved electives.


Opportunities: Students completing an M.A. in Physics and Astronomy typically pursue degrees in other fields or seek employment in a variety of areas.

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