Engineering Physics/Applied Physics Major

An Engineering Physics/Applied Physics major/degree program focuses on the use of physics principles in the analysis and evaluation of engineering problems and other scientific applications.

Includes instruction in high- and low-temperature phenomena, computational physics, superconductivity, applied thermodynamics, molecular and particle physics applications, and space science research.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Engineering Physics/Applied Physics (use the College Search feature and enter " engineering physics” or “applied physics” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Engineering Physics/Applied Physics?

With a major/degree in Engineering Physics/Applied Physics, you have a multitude of career prospects, in both public and private sectors.  Some key areas are space research centers, IT companies, and research institutions.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Engineering Physics/Applied Physics

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Engineering Physics/Applied Physics