An applied physics master’s degree from WPI offers research choices that match your interests and reflect the needs in the industry. The degree program gives you opportunities to consider how physics and mathematics principles work with engineering design practices to improve existing or create new devices and systems. This degree will prepare you for a career at national and international laboratories, industry, education, and academia. With focused, cross-cutting research and challenging coursework, the applied physics master’s degree encourages exploration in areas at the interface of physics and other scientific disciplines.
Students in the program will choose from five concentrations, all of which hold a different impact for the world. With one of these five concentrations, you’ll dive into research that solves real-world problems and invites new approaches.
- Biophysics and soft condensed matter
- Medical physics
- Nanoscience and technology
- Radiological sciences
Learn more about how WPI offers thorough and cutting-edge applied physics programs