Physics Program at Southern University and A&M College

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Physics Program

The physics degree program at Southern University and A&M College 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 Louisiana 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. Southern University and A&M College has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree1
Master's Degree0

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Physics program at Southern University and A&M College, 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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, natural sciences managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 3.3% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Total Employment: 120
    • Average Hourly Rate: $40.51
    • Average Annual Salary: $84260

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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, physicists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.9% from 2014 to 2024

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.

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Description

Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

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 Louisiana

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 25 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physics (B,M,D)

Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Physics (B)

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Physics (B,M)

University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physics (B,M)

Tulane University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 10 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physics (B,M,D)

Xavier University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Physics (B)

Loyola University - New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Physics (B)

Dillard University

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Physics (B)

Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Physics (B,M)

Grambling State University

Grambling, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Physics (B)

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