The applied physics graduate program gives student researchers the faculty support and university resources needed for cross-cutting research in areas at the interface of physics and other scientific disciplines. This degree prepares you for a research and leadership career path in academia, industry, education, government, and groundbreaking discoveries at national and international laboratories.
You will choose from five concentrations to focus your research and carve out your own original knowledge.
- Biophysics and soft condensed matter
- Medical physics
- Nanoscience and technology
- Radiological sciences
Learn more about how your applied physics PhD from WPI can contribute to the field of physics and help advance your career.