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.