Careers in Physics

physics presentationStudents graduating with a physics degree are highly successful in obtaining employment or a graduate position in fields such as physics, applied physics, medical physics, and all areas of engineering.

Employers and graduate schools know that physics is one of the most challenging disciplines offered to undergraduate students. It is well known that physic majors are well-educated and highly motivated people.

“Physics gives you a lot of options. It allows you go go in different directions because it’s involved in everything.”
Taylor Schulmeister ‘13

Careers for Physics Majors

  • Telecommunications
  • Security Surveillance
  • Medical Imaging
  • High Performance Graphics
  • Medical Physics
  • Astronomy
  • Energy Fields (wind/solar)
  • Education
  • Material Science
  • Laser Technology
  • Acoustics
  • National Defense
  • Consumer Goods