I like to say when asked why I pursue science, that it is to satisfy my curiosity, that I am by nature a searcher trying to understand. If you haven't found something strange during the day, it hasn't been much of a day.
John A. Wheeler

Career Information


Students earning a degree in physics possess the necessary skills and the scientific and mathematics background to pursue a wide range of career paths.  The variety is illustrated in our Alumni Spotlights.  Many students also further their education at grad school.  Here is a list of schools where some of our graduates have gone.


American Institute of Physics Career & Statistical Research


Web Resources


Career Resources at Miami University

  • "Landing Your First Job: A Guide for Physics Students" is available in the Physics office for sign-out.