The University of Alabama at Birmingham offers a fully funded Master’s in Physics. Students in the M.S. and Ph.D. programs may specialize in any of the areas of interest to the faculty, including experimental physics and theoretical and computational physics. A stipend of $26,000 is provided for most admitted students through a variety of assistantships and fellowships. In addition, tuition and the cost of health insurance for graduate students are usually paid for by the Department, research grants, and/or fellowships.