Master's of Engineering in Physics Degree

Master's of Engineering in Physics Degree
Applying Physics to Technology Research

The Master's of Engineering in Physics addresses the needs of students wishing to explore interdisciplinary space from within the Physics discipline. Engineering Physics graduate students benefit from Stevens emphasis on collaboration and cross-cutting research initiatives with opportunities to apply theoretical science towards innovative solutions to technological problems.

The Department of Physics and Engineering Physics manages many research groups, centers, and laboratories, providing graduate students with access to cutting edge tools for the study of quantum field theory, nanophotonics, laser spectroscopy, geophysical and atmospheric phenomena, and other research fields.

Engineering Physics Study Tracks

The program offers three course of study: Applied Optics, Solid State Physics, or an Interdisciplinary Nanotechnology option. Engineering Physics tracks offer focused introductions to advanced theory and research in these applied fields through core curricula mathematics, electromagnetism, and particle and quantum mechanics.

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Admission Requirements

Admission into the Graduate Certificate or Master's Degree programs requires an undergraduate degree in Engineering, or in a related discipline, with a grade point average of "B" or better from an accredited college or university.

Required Documentation

All applicants must submit the following documents to be considered for admission:

  • Completed online application for admission
  • Official college transcripts from all colleges attended
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • GRE scores*
  • Application fee

Optional Documents:

  • Resume/CV

* Starting Fall 2014 GRE scores required for all applicants applying into a full-time graduate program in the School of Engineering and Sciences. (Code #2819) All scores are only valid for five years prior to the application term. GRE required for all PhD applicants.

Additional Requirements for International Applicants

TOEFL/IELTS - International students (Code #2819).  For English language proficiency requirements please click here.

Approximately two weeks following receipt of the above material, you will receive a decision letter from the Office of Graduate Admissions. If accepted you will receive an acceptance letter outlining the program to which you were accepted, as well as your assigned Academic Advisor's contact information.

For questions related to program requirements please check with the Office of Graduate Admissions at [email protected].

For more details on deadlines and how to apply please visit the Office of Graduate Admissions website at