Applied Physics/ Physics

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Maxwells_Demon
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Applied Physics/ Physics

Postby Maxwells_Demon » Sun Jan 06, 2008 1:14 am

In Applied Physics programs, can one receive a physics PHD just with different areas of study in the curriculum? I researched a source where Applied Physics programs don't offer Physics PHD's but only PHD's in physics related fields... Is this true?
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Postby grae313 » Sun Jan 06, 2008 1:35 am

Applied Physics programs offer Ph.D.s in Applied Physics. The only way you can get a Ph.D. in physics is through a Physics program.




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