Physics Program at University of Georgia (UGA)

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Physics Program

The physics degree program at University of Georgia 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 Georgia 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. University of Georgia has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree10
Master's Degree2
Doctorate Degree5

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male14
Female3

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian1
White14

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Physics program at UGA, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

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

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

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 Georgia

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,...)

Piedmont College

Demorest, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Physics (B)

Agnes Scott College

Decatur, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

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  • Physics (B)

Oglethorpe University

Atlanta, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Physics (B)

Emory University

Atlanta, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 16 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physics (B,D)

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 28 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physics (B,M,D)

Georgia College & State University

Milledgeville, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Physics (B)

Spelman College

Atlanta, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Physics (B)

Clark Atlanta University

Atlanta, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Physics (B,M)

Morehouse College

Atlanta, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Physics (C,B)

Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Physics (B,M,D)

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