The Department of Physics at UCF offers both Master’s and Doctoral programs. Research opportunities are available in condensed matter physics, mathematical physics, nanostructure devices, physics education research, surface science, complex systems, biophysics, atomic, molecular, and optical physics, astronomy and planetary sciences. Students that are admitted to the program have seven (7) years to complete their degree. Refer to the timeline below for more information:PHY PhD Student's Timeline to Graduation_final
For more information on curriculum and core courses, click on the links below:
- Master of Science in Physics (M.S.)
- Master of Science in Physics – Planetary Sciences Track (M.S.)
- Masters to PhD Bridge Program (M.S. to Ph.D)
- Doctor of Philosophy in Physics (Ph.D.)
- Doctor of Philosophy in Physics – Planetary Sciences Track (Ph.D)
Related Graduate Degrees
A Master of Education in Science Education (M.Ed.) and a Master of Arts in Science Education (M.A.) are available through the College of Community Innovation and Education; both of these degrees offer a Physics track. Please contact the College of Education and Human Performance directly for more information.
- 2002-2003 (*)
- 1997-2001 (**)
(*) Beginning with the 2002-2003 Graduate Catalog, the online catalog is the official version.
(**)For years prior to 2002, the printed copy of the catalog is the official version. The UCF Libraries maintains a collection of printed catalogs in the Reference area.