Accelerate Your Career in Physics
The University of Washington Master of Science in Physics program prepares students for a wide range of exciting physics-related careers. Our grads go on to jobs in tech, engineering, education and more.
Get Ready for Diverse Career Paths
Our highly flexible curriculum lets you design your own specialized track with electives and a capstone project, so you can focus on your area of interest.
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Work Days, Study Nights
With classes in the evenings, and the option of online attendance for non-lab courses, you can continue to work full time while earning your degree.
Learn From Top Physicists
With its Nobel Prize-winning faculty, the UW Department of Physics is a leader in basic physics research. Learn from experts in astrophysics, quantum computing and more.
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Do Hands-On Research
As part of the capstone project, you can work with faculty doing leading-edge research in physics and learn firsthand about the latest scientific discoveries.
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"I valued the applied approach — taking the approach to physics as it applies to our world, to engineering and to industry."
— Max Schlereth
Design Engineer, Williamson & Associates
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