After Graduation 

Graduates from the Department of Physics at Grove City College are prepared to excel in a wide variety of industries, as well as top graduate and professional programs.

The broad applicability of a physics degree stems from the universal nature of the analytical problem-solving skills learned in physics coursework. Upon graduation, students are prepared for graduate work in physics, teaching at the secondary level, medical, dental, business or law school, technical sales and more.

Recent graduates have continued their education at graduates schools such as: the University of Pennsylvania, Johns Hopkins University, Carnegie Mellon University, Penn State University, University of Maryland, Georgetown University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Temple University, University of Tennessee, University of New Hampshire, University of Illinois, University of Washington, Colorado State University, University of Notre Dame, West Virginia University, University of Virginia, Clemson University, Georgia Tech University, Oxford University (UK), Vanderbilt University, University of Albany, University of Michigan, University of Texas and Notre Dame University

Others have been employed by the following: Lincoln Electric, Westinghouse Electric, Sensis, Inc., Carnegie Mellon University, II-VI, Inc., Angel Prison Ministry, Johns Hopkins Applied Research Lab, U.S. Navy Nuclear program, Lockheed Martin, Edmund Optics, Educational Testing Services, NSA, U.S. Customs Service, EQT Corporation, U.S. Army, Northrup Grumman, Intersystems and Systems Planning and Analysis.


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Facilities and Equipment

​Physics faculty and students at Grove City College use cutting-edge equipment inside and outside of the classroom and lab to conduct research and publish their findings in leading science journals.

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Internships

​The Department of Physics at Grove City College is committed to helping its students secure internships at some of the nation’s leading research facilities to advance their studies in specific interest areas.

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After Graduation

​Upon graduation, students are prepared for graduate work in physics, teaching at the secondary level, medical, dental, business or law school, technical sales and more.

 
 
 
 
 

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Physics Major Leading to 7-12 Certification

Students majoring in physics leading to 7-12 certification in physics secondary education take 116 credit hours of major coursework and are exposed to real-life teaching situations during field experiences​.​

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Physics Club

​A division of the Society of Physics Students (SPS), the purpose of the club is to encourage a broader knowledge of physics and an understanding of the field of physics.

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities

​ Our department has active research programs in optics, nanotechnology, biophysics, astronomy and physics education.

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