What can I do with my PHYSICS degree?
Employers of Physics Majors
- Colleges and Universities
- Observatories, Planetariums & Science Museums
- Nonprofit Research Centers
- Industry, including aerospace, electronics, communications, instrumentation, biotechnology, and automobile.
- Federal Government Agencies such as NASA, Smithsonian Institute, Astrophysical
- Observatory, U.S. Naval Observatory and U. S. Naval Research Laboratory
Related Occupations for Physics Majors
Some of these occupations may require additional education at Graduate or Professional schools. For information on qualifications and career specifics consult the Occupational Outlook Handbook or other career resources. Also, take advantage of career counseling offered by the Center for Student Excellence.
|Acoustics Physicist||National Laboratory Research Administrator|
|Aerodynamist||Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Lab Technician|
|Aerospace Nondestructive Testing||Nuclear Physicist|
|Analyst||Nuclear Power Plant Project Manager|
|Astrophysicist||Optical Medical Devices Designer|
|Atomic Physicist||Particle Accelerator|
|Cardiac Imaging Researcher||Physics Researcher|
|Computer Specialist||Plasma Physicist|
|Fluids Physicist||Process Engineer|
|Geodesist||Radiological Laboratory Director|
|Geophysicist||Research & Development Scientist|
|High Tech Designer, Oil Industry||Research Assistant|
|Hydrologist||Satellite Data Analyst|
|Industrial Hygienist Lawyer, Technology Speciality||Science Teacher|
|Laboratory Technician||Science Writer|
|Math & Physics Teacher||Seismologist|
|Mathematician||Solid Earth Physicist|
|Medical Products Designer||Technical Consultant|
|Molecular Physicist||Test Engineer|
Preparing for a Job in Physics
- Get involved in a research project.
- Gain experience through volunteer work.
- Prepare to earn an advanced degree.
|Program Overview||Contact Information|
|Physics||Department of Chemistry and Physics|
|College of Science and Technology|
|On Campus: Pursley Hall, Room 210|
|Links for Physics Majors|