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Graduate Program

The University of Georgia Department of Physics and Astronomy offers comprehensive graduate degrees at both the Masters and Doctorate levels. Both degree programs have two main goals: Achieving a broad background in Physics or Physics and Astronomy through coursework and seminars, and developing independent research skills through the completion of an original thesis project.
 Professor Yohannes Abate and graduate students Marquez Howard and Neda Aghamiri working in the laboratory

Professor Yohannes Abate working with graduate students n the laboratory

Graduate students in this department are actively engaged in frontier research with their faculty mentors, publishing articles in the top physics and astronomy journals and presenting their work at national and international conferences. At present, the Department has active experimental, theoretical, and computational research programs in a wide range of areas.


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