The Department of Physics offers the following Bachelor Programs:
Applied Physics (M.S.)
The M.S. in applied physics investigates the kind of physics needed in today’s laser, optics, nanotechnology, semiconductor, and other fields. Coursework helps build problem-solving, quantitative, and analytic skills, which impress employers and open career opportunities.
Health Physics (M.A.S.)
For more than 20 years Illinois Tech has graduated leaders in the health physics field. Gain critical skills in radiation safety, control, and containment as well as communications and team leadership to become a highly successful health physics professional.
Illinois Tech is a major research institution with connections to Argonne National Laboratory, Fermilab, and global physics experiments such as Daya Bay. Research covers particle and accelerator physics, condensed matter physics, superconductivity, and computational biophysics. Faculty expertise includes XAFS and synchrotron.
Radiological Physics (Certificate)
The certificate program is intended to refresh knowledge of specific topics in health physics. The certificate program qualifies for Continuing Education Credit from the American Academy of Health Physics, or preparation for the American Board of Radiology qualifying examination.
About Illinois Institute of Technology
Based in the global metropolis of Chicago, Illinois Tech is the only technology-focused university in the city. It offers degrees in engineering, science, architecture, business, design, human sciences, applied technology, and law. Illinois Institute of Technology is ranked 117* nationally and is positioned in the top 2% of all U.S. universities. Illinois Tech’s mission statement captures explicitly the character of the education paradigm that Illinois Tech’s academic units are contributing in both education and research. The key word is relevant: embracing the faculty’s commitment to providing an education that focuses on preparing our students for fulfilled lives after graduation and for careers that contribute to solving important problems facing humanity. There has never been a better time to study, live and work in Chicago, home to dozens of accelerators, incubators and co-working spaces. Illinois Tech educates students to become part of the wave of innovation that is driving Chicago forward, gaining global recognition as an international hub for talent and infrastructure.
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