Student Learning Outcomes
Students graduating with an M.S. in physics will:
Have an advanced knowledge in the basic areas of physics.
Be able to integrate their knowledge with critical thinking skills in order to become problem solvers.
Be able to clearly articulate scientific information, both orally and in writing.
Be able to effectively use the scientific literature.
Students graduating with an M.S. in physics will be prepared for entry into professional schools, graduate programs, or the job market.
The Department of Physics offers a master of science degree with thesis and non-thesis options. The Department of Physics is an academic discipline eligible for full participation in UMKC's Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program. Qualified students can select physics as their coordinating unit or co-discipline when applying for admission or preparing their Ph.D. plan of study.