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Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Science

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The Applied Science Graduate Program is an applied, interdisciplinary research program that involves a core of faculty appointed in the Applied Science Department and faculty drawn from departments in the College of Science and Mathematics.

The department offers two degrees, the Doctor of Philosophy and the Master of Science.

Areas of interest include:

  • Applied Biosciences
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Applied Physics
  • Astronomy/Astrophysics
  • Computational Science
  • Geosciences
  • Materials Science

If you are excited about pursuing a degree in our department, see critical information for prospective students and begin the application process on-line.

The beauty of this graduate program is its interdisciplinary approach, which allows students to cross the traditional lines between areas of science and engineering.

This unique research and educational experience gives many of our graduates the opportunity of finding prestigious job positions in academia and industry such as faculty members at universities, scientists in national labs, or researchers in companies.

Curriculum requirements are documented in the UALR Graduate Catalog (pdf). Please read the 2010-2011 Graduate Student Handbook (pdf) and look around our web site for more details on the program.

New Students

If you are a new student, please contact Dr. Tansel Karabacak, the Graduate Coordinator, or Dr. Haydar Al-Shukri, Chair of the Applied Science Department for important information about the program.

If you are excited about pursuing a degree in our department, see critical information for prospective students and begin the application process on-line.