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Graduate Program

The purpose of the physics graduate program at University of Idaho is to deepen your understanding of theoretical and experimental physics.

Research Opportunities

Students work with a professor to become an expert in a particular field. You will be given research projects to complete under the guidance of a professor of your choice. These projects will develop the skills required to initiate and sustain an independent research program.

Approachable Faculty

We are all happy to discuss our research programs with you. Possible research areas include condensed matter physics, theoretical nuclear physics, astronomy & planetary science, and biological physics.

A Free Graduate Degree?

Graduate students offered teaching assistant positions will have tuition waived and receive a monthly stipend

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Physics: One of the Best Master’s Degrees for Jobs

From Forbes Magazine

“By our count, physics follows close behind as the No. 2 best advanced degree for jobs. Employment opportunities for physics degree-holders are expected to expand about 22% between 2010 and 2020—making it the seventh fastest growing degree.”

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Department of Physics

Physical Address:
Engineering-Physics Rm 311

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 0903
Moscow, ID 83844-0903

Phone: (208) 885-6380

Fax: (208) 885-4055


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