Graduate

The Physics doctoral program offers a comprehensive course of study in classical and modern physics, with intensive training in one of the frontier areas of modern research, including biophysics, condensed matter physics, gravitation and particle physics and medical physics. Our research facilities are state-of-the-art and Wake Forest Physics Department faculty and staff are committed to developing their students as outstanding scientists and researchers.

Why Study Physics at Wake Forest?

The Physics doctoral program offers a comprehensive course of study in classical and modern physics, with intensive training in one of the frontier areas of modern research, including biophysicscondensed matter physicsgravitation and particle physics and medical physics.  Our research facilities are state-of-the-art and Wake Forest Physics Department faculty and staff are committed to developing their students as outstanding scientists and researchers.
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Graduate Programs and Requirements

The typical incoming student has taken senior level classes in Classical Mechanics, Electrodynamics, Quantum Mechanics, Statistical Physics & Thermodynamics, and has a strong Math background (comfortable with multivariable calculus, ordinary and partial differential equations, complex numbers, vector calculus, statistics).  
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Graduate Awards and Opportunities

There are many opportunities for graduate financial aid, awards, scholarships, & fellowships.
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Course Offerings

See the complete listing of course offerings by semester.
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