Graduate School Options for Engineering Physics Majors

As a UMaine Engineering Physics major, you have an advantage when applying to attend graduate school at UMaine. Not only will your application process be streamlined, you can start taking graduate classes in your Junior year, thanks to the UMaine Double Up Program!

Double Up Options

MS Computer Engineering – The Computer Engineering program can be started in the undergraduate Junior year. Students have access to a wide variety of research areas, including The Laboratory for Surface Science and Technology (LASST) lab, an interdisciplinary research unit exploring advanced materials spanning the spectrum from basic science to applied technology. Interested students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and should apply to UMaine Plus during first semester of their Junior year.

Maine MBA – This condensed one-year program provide students with essential business knowledge in accounting, finance, marketing, and management, as well as to advance skills in leadership, critical thinking and analysis, and global engagement. Apply by the second semester of your Junior year. Minimum 3.20 GPA required.

MS Spatial Informatics – This online program can be started in the undergraduate Junior year. Students build on foundations in computer science, mathematics, physics, geography, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, engineering and related fields to study spatio-temporal phenomena and design intelligent spatial information systems. Apply by the first semester of your Junior year. Minimum 3.25 GPA required.

MS Information Systems – This online or live program can be started in the undergraduate Junior year. It focuses on technical, managerial and policy issues associated with constructing and managing computer-based information systems for modern organizations. Apply by the first semester of your Junior year. Minimum 3.25 GPA required.

 

Professional Science Master’s Options

PSM Engineering and Business – The Professional Science Masters  in Engineering and Business is intended for students who have a B.S. in engineering or engineering technology who want to advance into management positions.  This online degree combines courses in Engineering and Business for working Engineers interested in advancing into management positions.The degree combines advanced engineering and business courses with applied field experience.  The applied field experience integrates the new skills learned by the student with their needs and the needs of their employer.

 

Traditional Postbaccalaureate Options

MS Physics – Courses are offered in the areas of quantum and classical physics, as well as methods of physical measurement. The degree includes tracks in AstronomyBiophysics, Chemical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Physics Education, Statistical Mechanics, and Surface Physics.