Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science Department

Graduate students and physics professor using pulsed laser deposition.

Why consider physics, astronomy, and materials science at Missouri State?

  • You will receive one-on-one attention from dedicated professors and advisors.
  • You will have opportunities to conduct cutting-edge research, using our advanced equipment and facilities, and gain valuable experiences to help you in your post-graduate plans.
  • We have strong ties with local companies who are excited to offer internship opportunities and jobs to our students.
  • Our program equips our graduates for a multitude of careers in many different fields of research, technological development, teaching, as well as graduate school.

Undergraduate programs

With guidance from our faculty, you will be prepared to be a meaningful contributor in whatever field you pursue. That’s our sole purpose and mission.

Unlock the potential of physics, astronomy and astrophysics with a minor

Consider an undergraduate certificate

Inspiring academics

Knowledge based on experience — Missouri State’s approach to learning sets you up for success with insight from expert faculty, personalized advising and diverse learning opportunities.

Unbeatable value

A smart investment in your future — Missouri State delivers enriching opportunities along with affordable costs and extensive financial aid options.