PhD Program – Physics/Energy Engineering 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, students in this option must take:
PHYS.5360 Intro Quantum Mechanics II (3-0)3
PHYS.6060 Mathematical Methods of Physics II (3-0)3 and at least seven additional courses from among the Physics, Energy Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering offerings at the graduate level. These seven courses should include required courses appropriate to either the Solar or Nuclear energy specialization.

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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