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The Department of Physics offers outstanding graduate programs to prepare graduates for bright futures in academia and physics careers.

Our Programs

Our Ph.D. program offers an exciting intellectual climate and a strong emphasis on research that advances the frontiers of physics. Our two M.S. programs (with thesis and without) prepare students to continue on to a Ph.D. degree or pursue career options.

Students in all of our programs learn from and work alongside our exceptional faculty in state-of-the-art facilities. Our graduate students win awards, author articles in prestigious journals and make significant contributions to their fields. They go on to become alumni who distinguish themselves in a wide variety of career fields.

Current Ph.D. and M.S. students

Prospective Ph.D. students

Get to Know NC State Physics

Get an introduction to some of what NC State and our graduate program have to offer in this video.