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Degree : Master of Science

Major : Applied Physics

Program Description

A core curriculum consisting of PHYS 5301, 5303, 5305, and 5306 forms the nucleus of the masters and Ph.D. programs and is the basis for the comprehensive masters final examination and the Ph.D. qualifying examination. A student selecting any of the degree options may designate a minor consisting of a minimum of 6 hours of course credit in a related area and satisfy any additional requirements of the minor department. (These 6 hours may be taken in the Physics Department.) Full-time study towards the masters degree typically should be completed in about two years.

Program Additional Details

Hours Required for Thesis: 30
Hours Required for Non-Thesis: 36
Mode-On Campus(Face-to-Face): Yes
Mode-Off Campus(Online): No
Mode-Hybrid: No

Additional Links

Application For Graduate Admission and Assistantship : http://www.phys.ttu.edu/noform.pdf
Application Procedure Checklist : http://www.phys.ttu.edu/grad_checklist.html
Dept of Physics Graduate Studies Page : http://www.phys.ttu.edu/grad_study.html

Program Contact Information

Graduate Coordinator: Mahdi Sanati
E-mail: M.Sanati@ttu.edu
Phone: (806) 834-6169

Department Contact Information

Department AddressTexas Tech University
Physics Department
Box 41051
TX 79409-1051
Phone Number 806-742-1182
Fax Number 806-742-1182
Department Website http://www.phys.ttu.edu

Graduate Catalog http://www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/catalog/AS_PHYS.php#Grad

Admission Requirements Admission Deadlines How To Apply Test Score Requirements Additional Requirements for International Students

Admission Requirements

Graduate School Requirements

Program Requirements

Letters of Recommendation required: 2

Recommendation Letter Instructions: Ask two of your professors to send letters of recommendation directly to this department?

Resume Required: No

Writing Samples Required: No

Departmental Application Required: Yes

Prior Degree Required: No

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: Yes

Previous Work Sample Required: No

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Admission Deadlines

The Office of Graduate and International Admissions does not have a specific deadline for domestic applications; we strongly recommend that you have all of the required application materials in by the date listed below.

US Fall Deadlines US Spring Deadlines US Sum I Deadlines US Sum II Deadlines
September 10January 20June 2July 8

We will do our best to process applications and materials from international students that are received after the deadline, however we cannot guarantee that your application evaluation will be complete in enough time for a decision to be made by your prospective academic department.

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
February 15July 15February 15February 15

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How To Apply

1) Apply to Graduate School : Fill out the online application at Apply Texas.

2) Pay your application fee: $60 initial application fee, $50 for each subsequent application (including changes of entry date, add/change program, or readmission). Application fees may be paid via ApplyTexas at the time of application submission or by credit card on our website.

3) Contact the Graduate Program Coordinator in your prospective department. Many departments have separate application requirements and deadlines, and the Graduate Program Coordinator will be able to assist you in your application process.

4) Send application requirements, from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended to Texas Tech University Graduate School.

Postal Mailing Address
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030
Physical Mailing Address (Express Mail)
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Boston Ave. at Akron Ave.
Administration 328
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Contact Information for Graduate School

If you have any questions about your application, call (806) 742-2781 or email: graduate.admissions@ttu.edu.
To check your application status, please check Raiderlink.

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Test Score Requirements

If both GRE and GMAT are listed as required, either are acceptable.

Not Required Not Required

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Additional Requirements for International Students

These are the minimal English language proficiency scores. For a list of English proficiency exempt countries, please visit: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/admissions/international/exempt-countries.php.


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