PhD Program – Atmospheric Sciences Option

University of Massachusetts Lowell (UMass Lowell)


The Doctor of Philosophy program in Physics and Applied Physics is designed to develop advanced competence in Physics. The Physics course of study prepares the student to carry out original and independent research in physics, while the Applied Physics Options provide training for professional work in several areas of applied physics and allied engineering disciplines.

In addition to the general requirements, 12 credits of core courses and 15 credits of elective courses. One credit is for atmospheric/environmental seminar. For core and elective course descriptions, see Environmental Studies (Atmospheric Sciences Concentration).

See program link below for complete details.


  • Institution Name: University of Massachusetts Lowell (UMass Lowell)
  • Address: 220 Pawtucket Street, Lowell, MA 01854
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