Illinois Tech has a 125-year legacy of educating students to excel in fields that are technology-focused and idea-driven. Our graduate programs offer a breadth of academic and research opportunities that allow you to focus, specialize, and gain an advanced education in areas of significant innovation. Explore our accredited, nationally recognized programs to find a degree that best suits your desired career path.
Master of Science in Physics
In the physics department, research is organized into small groups of faculty members, post-doctoral associates, graduate students and undergraduate students working closely on related projects. The principal active areas include experimental and theoretical elementary particle physics, synchrotron radiation physics, accelerator physics, structural and computational biophysics, magnetism and electrodynamics.
Master of Health Physics
Being a health physicist means being vigilant in the oversight, use, and disposal of radioactive sources, and overseeing the protection of those being exposed to these sources. Health physicists’ benefits include highly competitive salaries and a professionally rewarding career.
Master of Science in Applied Physics
IIT’s Master of Science in Applied Physics is designed to provide the undergraduate engineering major with this fundamental knowledge of physics that they need for a successful career.