OverviewThe department of physics is a masters' level department. Graduate programs include M.S. (Physics) and a Master of Science in Teaching degree, M.S.T. (Physics). In addition, many of our faculty hold joint appointments in other departments and are available to advise PhD candidates in Biomedical Sciences, Engineering, and Environmental Sciences. WSU is part of two consortia of universities in southwest Ohio (DAGSI, SOCHE) and students can take courses at partner universities such as AFIT, University of Cincinnati and University of Dayton.
We have a number of financial assistantships for qualified students:
- Graduate Council Scholarships
- Graduate Tuition Scholarships
- Graduate Teaching Assistantships
- Graduate Research Assistantships
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Admission Requirements (brief version):
- Complete an application form.
- Pay a nonrefundable application fee.
- Provide original transcripts.
- TOEFL scores.
- Provide a minimum of two letters of recommendation.
- Provide a statement of goals (on application form).
- If assistantship is desired, please so indicate on the application.
Applications are accepted at any time but those seeking graduate studentship normally start in the Fall. For Fall admission, it is recommended to apply no later than early March of that year.