Requirements for Graduate Degrees
The following degrees and certificates are available in the MSU Department of Physics and Astronomy's graduate program. The detailed degree requirements can be found in the Graduate Handbook. For programs with components outside of the department, links to further resources from the relevant departments are provided.
- M.S. in Physics
- Ph.D. in Physics
- M.S. in Astrophysics and Astronomy
- Ph.D. in Astrophysics and Astronomy
- Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Physics
- Dual Ph.D. Degree in Physics and Mathematics
- Dual Ph.D. Degrees with Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
- Dual Ph.D. Degree in Astrophysics and Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
- Dual Ph.D. Degree in Physics and Quantitative Biology
- Dual Ph.D. Degree in Physics and Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Graduate Certificate in Accelerator Science and Engineering
A hybrid graduate program in beam physics is available in the Department, but follows the requirements for the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Physics described in the handbook.
Graduate Certificates in other Departments that are popular by students in the Department of Physics and Astronomy are the following. Requirements can be found through the provided links.
- Certificate in Computational Math, Science, and Engineering (CMSE)
- Certificate in College Teaching
- See here for the corresponding CNS website with application and other instructions: https://natsci.msu.edu/students/future-students/graduate/certification-in-teaching/
- Future Academic Scholars in Teaching (FAST) Fellowships