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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
  • Doctorate Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree5
    Doctorate Degree12

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male13
    Female4

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Asian1
    Black1
    White8

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Piedmont College

Demorest, GA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Physics (B)
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North Georgia College & State University

Dahlonega, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

10 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Physics (B)
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Agnes Scott College

Decatur, GA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Physics (B)
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Oglethorpe University

Atlanta, GA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Physics (B)
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Emory University

Atlanta, GA
Type: 4-Year Private College

9 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Physics (B,M,D)
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Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

21 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Physics (B,M,D)
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Georgia College & State University

Milledgeville, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs Offered
  • Physics (B)
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Spelman College

Atlanta, GA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Physics (B)
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Clark Atlanta University

Atlanta, GA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Physics (M)
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Morehouse College

Atlanta, GA
Type: 4-Year Private College

9 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Physics (C,B)