Physics (B.S.)

The Bachelor of Science in Physics is for students who plan to become professional scientists.

It qualifies students for graduate studies in physical sciences or research positions in government and industry. Students pursuing this degree should consult with faculty members on the different available specialties.

This tool should only be used as a guide — remember to meet with your academic adviser, Career Services and/or faculty to determine appropriate career options.

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  • Possible Career Options
  • Median Salary*
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* Median salary for the state of Michigan

** These professional organizations provide an excellent starting point for your research. There are many more resources available online.

Additional Considerations

Some careers may require additional education. See your academic adviser for more information.

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