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Physics Program at Chicago State University (CSU)

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Physics Program

The physics degree program at Chicago State University instructs students on the scientific study of matter and energy, as well as the testing and formulation of laws that govern the behavior of the matter-energy continuum. Students who graduate the physics degree program may follow a career path in ecology, healthcare, archaeology, and more. Course instruction includes classes in classical and modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, wave properties, nuclear processes, relativity and quantum theory, and more. Get more details below including other Illinois colleges that offer physics program.

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Students Enrolled in the Physics Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Chicago State University offers a bachelor's degree program in physics.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

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Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Physics program at CSU, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Natural Sciences Managers

  • Description:

    Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, natural sciences managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.7% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 570
      • Average Hourly Rate: $53.40
      • Average Annual Salary: $111,080

Physicists

  • Description:

    Conduct research into physical phenomena, develop theories on the basis of observation and experiments, and devise methods to apply physical laws and theories.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, physicists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 14.2% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 970
      • Average Hourly Rate: $56.95
      • Average Annual Salary: $118,460

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses pertaining to the laws of matter and energy. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Physics Programs in Illinois

Physics programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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University of Chicago

Chicago, IL
Type: 4-Year Private College

60 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Physics (B,M,D)
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Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, IL
Type: 4-Year Private College

14 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Physics (B,M,D)
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University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, IL
Type: 4-Year Public College

16 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Physics (B,M,D)
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Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, IL
Type: 4-Year Private College

7 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Physics (B)
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North Park University

Chicago, IL
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Physics (B)
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Northeastern Illinois University

Chicago, IL
Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs Offered
  • Physics (B)
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Elmhurst College

Elmhurst, IL
Type: 4-Year Private College

7 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Physics (B)
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Northwestern University

Evanston, IL
Type: 4-Year Private College

7 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Physics (B)
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Benedictine University

Lisle, IL
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Physics (B)
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Lewis University

Romeoville, IL
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Physics (B)