Master of Science in Applied Physics
Prepare to be a leader in cutting-edge industries with valuable analytical and hands-on skills by earning your Master of Science in Applied Physics from Johns Hopkins University. As you study a wide range of topics from interstellar space to ocean science, you’ll open the door to vast career possibilities.
You can complete our top-ranked professional engineering master’s degree program in just 10 courses fully online.
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As a whole, the teachers at JHU were among the best I have ever had in my academic career. I truly believe I have received a great education that has helped me in my professional career.
–Daniel ’19, Applied Physics
You will succeed in this program if you want to broaden your career prospects in applied physics with a cross-industry problem-solving approach that combines theory and practice. This program is ideal for students looking to:
Conquer quantitative challenges in multiple fields through a range of career-ready topics that include optics, astrophysics, oceanography, condensed matter, and more. In our program, you will:
Learn the latest industry developments directly from notable professionals who are industry changemakers. The advantages of your JHU education also include:
To earn your Master of Science in Applied Physics, you must complete ten courses—four core courses and six electives—often completed within 2-3 years.
(course list subject to change)
From developing visionary leaders, pioneering innovative research, and creating meaningful impact, you’ll find that the JHU advantage goes well beyond rankings and recognition.
Increase your potential with real-time and relevant guidance from experts and pioneers.
Our exceptional instruction spans nearly two decades of dedication to virtual learning.
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Benefit from knowledgeable staff and helpful tools to support your success.
As an applied physicist, you want to create a better future by improving everything you see. Our vision is to provide you a rich educational experience that makes that possible.
Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals offers exceptional online programs that are custom-designed to fit your schedule as a practicing engineer or scientist. You will have access to the full range of JHU services and resources—all online.
We are committed to providing accessible, affordable, innovative, and relevant education experiences for working adults. Our admissions counselors are standing by to help you navigate your next steps, from application and financial assistance, to enrolling in the program that best fits your goals. Applications are accepted year-round—with no GRE required.
78% of our enrolled students’ tuition is covered by employer contribution programs