Join the #1 nuclear physics graduate program in the nation

Ranked #1 in the nation by U.S. News & World ReportMSU’s nuclear physics graduate program leverages the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) and the next-generation facility under construction now, the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams.

Best nuclear physics programs

Earn your graduate degree from the nation’s top-ranked program, by working with some of the world’s top faculty and staff in experimental and theoretical nuclear physics and astrophysics, as well as in accelerator physics and engineering, graduate students. Our graduates are well prepared for outstanding careers in research, education, and industry. 

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