Physics, Master of Science (M.S.)

The Master of Science is offered as the professional degree in physics. This degree is designed for students wishing to prepare themselves for doctoral study, or for work in a research/industrial position.

Program Highlights

  • A limited number of teaching graduate assistantships are available in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. The major duty of graduate assistants in our department is to teach undergraduate laboratories.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with a minimum GPA of 2.75.
  • A one-page personal statement of your career interests and goals.
  • Two letters of recommendation from professors that taught you in your undergraduate study.
  • Resume

Additional Requirements for International Applicants:

Application Deadlines

  U.S. Citizens International Applicants
Fall Start Rolling May 1
Spring Start Rolling October 1
Summer Start Rolling N/A

Time to Completion: 2 Years


Graduate Coordinator Contact

Dr. Jorge Mendez
Jorge.mendez@mnsu.edu
507-389-2248

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