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.