What will I learn?

An interdisciplinary program leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering with a concentration in Applied Physics is available. A specific program, depending on the research interest of the student, is established by consultation between the student and his/her advisor.

Major areas of study include the following.

  • computational physics
  • theoretical and experimental optics
  • diagnostics using the techniques of conventional, imaging, and laser spectroscopy
  • experimental and theoretical nuclear structure physics
  • astrophysics
  • astrochemistry

Graduate research and teaching assistantships are available. For a complete listing of requirements and other pertinent information, please reference information provided in Physics and Astronomy, College of Arts and Science, located in this publication.

Which department am I in?

James Worth Bagley College of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (38 hours)

Tuition fees
US$24,900.00 per year
USD $12,450 per Semester
Start date

18 January 2022

Venue

Mississippi State University

Starkville Campus, 25 Old Main,

101 Montgomery Hall,

MISSISSIPPI STATE,

Mississippi,

39762, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An applicant must request an official transcript from the bachelor’s degree institution and from each college or university attended following the bachelor’s degree.

For international students

An applicant must request an official transcript from the bachelor’s degree institution and from each college or university attended following the bachelor’s degree.

550 PBT or 79 iBT (TOEFL) or 6.5 (IELTS)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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