Career opportunities in applied physics are vast, including jobs in fiber optics, astrophysics, laser and quantum optics, nondestructive testing, and more. Taught by notable scientists from the Johns Hopkins Physics Lab, NASA, and the Naval Research Laboratory, you’ll focus on a wide range of topics, including optics, interstellar space, ocean science, solid-state physics, and more.
- You must meet the general admission requirements that pertain to all post-master’s certificate candidates.
- If you are an international student, you may have additional admission requirements.
- At least four of the five courses must be from the Applied Physics program (615.xxx), and at least two of the courses must be at the 700-level.
- Students are allowed to take one elective (at the 700-level) outside of the Applied Physics program with advisor approval.
- Only grades of B− or above can count toward the post-master’s certificate.
- All course selections outside of the Applied Physics core, elective, and/or the relevant concentration course requirements below are subject to advisor approval.
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Master's in Applied Physics
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