Program Details

Air Force Institute of Technology (Engineering Physics)

How many tenure-track or tenured faculty -- male/female?

17 male/2 female

How many graduate students-- male/female?

63 male/12 female

How many post doctoral associates - male/female?

5 male/0 female

Is there a family leave policy for graduate students? If so, describe.

Yes; federal government benefits apply.

Is there family health insurance for graduate students? If so, is it included in the stipend?

Yes, health benefits are provided.

Please describe why someone applying to graduate school who is interested in a female-friendly department should choose your department.

The Engineering Physics Department at the Air Force Institute of Technology offers MS and PhD graduate degrees in Applied Physics, Optical Sciences and Engineering, Materials Science, Nuclear Engineering, and Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction. Research support is given to all students; class sizes are small; computing and experimental lab facilities are state-of-the-art. For women who want a challenging and rewarding career pursuing research in areas vital to the DoD, there is no better place for graduate study! Individualized ed plans allow civilian students to tailor their course selections to match research interests. All faculty engaged in research; pro-family culture.

Has the institution had a Climate for Women in Physics Site Visit or Gender Equity Conversation?


Updated: September 28, 2009

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