Putting Physics to Work

Do you think that a career in physics means spending the rest of your life in academia? Well, applied physicists aren't your ordinary physicists. A conventional physicist studies quantum mechanics; our Applied Physics students study how quantum mechanics can be put to work. Our Engineering Physics degree applies your knowledge in optics, acoustics and materials to drive high-performance solutions.

Our Applied Physics and Engineering Physics programs are focused on the areas employers want most:

  • Materials Science
  • Applied Optics and Acoustics
  • Nanotechnology

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Maximize Your Career Path

Many Physics students double major, often in a field such as Math, Applied Science or Engineering, or pursue a minor to better prepare for careers in such fields as aerospace or medical devices, alternative energies of emerging technologies as well as pursuing a graduate degree related to Physics.

Our Accreditation

The Applied Physics program is accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission (ASAC) of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

 

The Engineering Physics program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

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