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Programs in Physics

UMass Lowell's Department of Physics has an undergraduate major that results in a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree and two graduate degree programs: Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctorate in Physics (Ph.D.). Follow the links for more information about these programs and to see the course listings. See where a degree in Physics can take you.

Meet Our Faculty and Students

  • Silas Laycock

    Director, UMass Lowell Astronomical Observatory

    Silas Laycock researches black holes, neutron stars and time-domain astrophysics.

  • Saurav Aryal

    Research Assistant, Lowell Center for Space Science and Technology

    Before, during and after the eclipse, Saurav Aryal will use a custom-built instrument to record images of the upper atmosphere.

  • Vikram Singh Prasher

    Physics

    A typical day for Vikram Singh Prasher is filled with studying, attending classes, conducting research, interviewing for jobs and working with the American Physics Society. He thrives on the jam-packed schedule, and on the relationships he’s developed at UMass Lowell.