Programs of Study

UMass Lowell's Department of Physics has a great undergraduate program that results in a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree, as well as two graduate degree programs - a Master of Science (M.S.) and a 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

  • Vikram Singh Prasher

    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.

  • Silas Laycock

    Director, UMass Lowell Astronomical Observatory

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

  • Robert Giles

    Director, Submillimeter Wave Technology Lab

    Bob Giles' Submillimeter Wave Technology Laboratory brings in $5 million per year and his biomedical imaging research will help cancer patients, but its his work in Haiti that is close to his heart.