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M.A. learning outcomes

“ The most important thing we can do is inspire young minds and to advance the kind of science, math and technology education that will help youngsters take us to the next phase of space travel. ”
- John Glenn
  • Achieve more advanced knowledge of physical principles, ideas and mathematical techniques in fundamental areas of physics including classical mechanics, electrodynamics, quantum mechanics, solid state physics, and statistical mechanics.
  • Become proficient in using advanced computerized laboratory data analysis techniques, including treatment of statistical and systematic errors, error propagation, and representing data graphically.
  • Develop understanding of further career and professional development.