Undergraduate Admission

The Department of Physics at ASU offers Bachelor of Science degrees in biophysics and physics as well as PhysTec as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in physics. For entry into the undergraduate program in the Department of Physics, you must meet ASU’s admission requirements and complete the application process. There are no additional requirements.

Master of Natural Science Admission

The Master of Natural Science degree program at ASU is designed primarily for in-service science teachers seeking to enhance their careers through interdisciplinary graduate training in physics, physical science, physics education or related sciences. This program is open to high school teachers who have completed two semesters of college physics and an introductory calculus course. Applicants must meet all Graduate College admission criteria as well as several program-specific criteria.

Professional Science Master's Admission

The Professional Science Master's in nanoscience degree program consists of interdisciplinary courses that provide a knowledge base required for full appreciation of research and innovation in nanoscience and nanotechnology. Students may choose courses in physics, chemistry and biochemistry, materials science, engineering, biotechnology and intellectual property and innovation. Applicants must meet all Graduate College admission criteria as well as program-specific admission criteria.

PhD Admission

The physics doctoral program at ASU reflects the interdisciplinary nature of physics, offering a flexible curriculum that allows students to choose coursework that aligns with their interests. We seek to admit only candidates we fully expect to excel in all aspects of their graduate work. Our doctoral admissions process is coordinated through the ASU Graduate College and is an electronic process. You’ll need to submit your GRE score, transcripts, a statement of purpose and three letters of recommendation.