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 and have done so at schools such as:

     • 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
     • Notre Dame University


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Physics and General Science Secondary Education Major

​Students majoring in physics leading to 7-12 certification in physics/general science secondary education take courses specific to the education major, along with a core of liberal arts courses​.​

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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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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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Minor in Astronomy

​The minor includes coursework in stars, galaxies, cosmology, astrophysics and observational astronomy.

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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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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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