Requirements for the M.S.

The requirements for the Master's degree in Physics (MS) consist of 30 graduate credits (course number 500 or higher) at least 12 of which shall be at 600-level or higher.  At least 21 of the credits must be in physics.  At least half of the total credits must be for a letter grade, and the GPA must be at least 3.0.  Independent Study credits are allowed.

N.B.:  Accelerated Masters Program requirements:  UMass undergraduates that have been admitted to the Accelerated MS Program should be aware that no course credits that are used to satisfy the BA/BS requirements can be also used to satisfy the MS requirements.

See the list of Master's Degree Requirements at the Graduate School site, especially the Master's Degree checklist.