Department of Physics and Space Sciences College of Science Florida Institute of Technology

Department of Physics and Space Sciences College of Science Florida Institute of Technology

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Physics (MS, Phd); Space Sciences (MS, Phd).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis Optional, Oral Exam, 6 Credits Of Math Methodology; For Doctorate, One Foreign Language, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis/Dissertation, Publication In Referred Journal, Seminar On Dissertation Research, Dissertation Published In A Major Journal.
Degree Program Information:
Part-Time Programs Available.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Minimum GPA Of 3.0, Resume, 3 Letters Of Recommendation, Vector Analysis, Statement Of Objectives; For Doctorate, GRE General And Subject Tests (Recommended), Minimum GPA Of 3.2, Resume, 3 Letters Of Recommendation, Statement Of Objectives. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL (Minimum Score 550 Paper-Based; 79 Ibt).
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 4/1 For International Students; For Spring Admission, 9/30 For International Students. Applications Are Processed On A Rolling Basis.
Student Statistics:
Average Age 30. 81 Applicants, 43% Accepted, 15 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
31 Full-Time (13 Women), 8 Part-Time (1 Woman); Includes 5 Minority (3 Asian Americans Or Pacific Islanders, 2 Hispanic Americans), 10 International.


11 Full-Time (0 Women), 1 Part-Time/Adjunct (0 Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2013&Ndash;14, 12 Research Assistantships With Full And Partial Tuition Reimbursements (Averaging $13,074 Per Year), 14 Teaching Assistantships With Full And Partial Tuition Reimbursements (Averaging $9,385 Per Year) Were Awarded; Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Institutionally Sponsored Loans, Tuition Waivers (Partial), Unspecified Assistantships, And Tuition Remissions Also Available. Support Available To Part-Time Students. Financial Award Application Deadline: 3/1; Financial Award Applicants Required To Submit FAFSA.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. Joseph Dwyer
Melbourne, FL 32901-6975
Phone: 321-674-8795
Fax: 321-674-7482

Contact Info
Cheryl A. Brown
Associate Director of Graduate Admissions
Melbourne, FL 32901-6975
Phone: 321-674-7581
Fax: 321-723-9468

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