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William Wehr Physics, 380
1420 W. Clybourn St.
Milwaukee, WI 53233
“The physics department is a phenomenal community to be a part of. The physics [student] lounge is like a second home to most of us, and the physics students and faculty genuinely care about each other....no one gets lost in the masses and forgotten about.”
- Physics Major, Class of 2016
The Physics program at Marquette provides exciting research opportunities alongside faculty, fellowship in student organizations, and a stimulating curriculum to launch your career.
Students pursuing a degree in physics receive the following benefits of studying at Marquette:
Undergraduate research opportunities
Strong faculty-student ratio
Flexible degree path
Education at an urban, Jesuit university
Because Marquette Physics majors develop highly organized ways of thinking, they are successful both inside and outside the traditional field of physics. The American Institute of Physics (AIP) Career Network website offers present day employment opportunities for physicists of all degree and career levels. Use this site to see what opportunities are available: AIP Career Network Web site
Enter the Workforce
Our graduates are employed in these diverse fields: Law, Engineering, Medicine & Medical Research, Computer & Software Engineering, Armed Froces, Teaching.
Attend Graduate School
Many recent grads have pursued advanced degrees in physics as well as astronomy, biophysics, materials science, and bioengineering at top graduate and professional programs around the country, including: Princeton University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Vanderbilt University, Notre Dame, and Washington University in St. Louis to name a few.
Think you can’t afford grad school?
Students pursuing an advanced physics degree get paid for it! Most grads have earned a fellowship or assistantship which includes full tuition, plus a substantial salary to support their studies!
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