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College of Letters and Science

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172360
Bozeman, MT 59717-2360

Tel: (406) 994-4288
Fax: (406) 994-7580
E-mail: lands@montana.edu
Location: 2-205 Wilson Hall

Dean:

Nicol C. Rae
nicol.rae@montana.edu

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Careers with a Degree in Physics

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Some examples of careers for physics majors include:

• Aerodynamics
• Aerospace testing
• Air traffic controller
• Astronomer
• Astrophysicist
• Atomic physicist
• Automotive engineer
• Biophysicist
• Cardiac imaging researcher
• Chemical physicist
• Computer system engineer
• Engineer
• Environmental analyst
• Environmental health
• Fluids physicist
• Forensic scientist
• Geodesist
• Geophysicist
• Hydrologist
• Industrial hygienist
• Laboratory technician
• Lawyer, technology specialty
• Mathematician
• Medical devices designer
• Medical physicist
• Meteorologist
• Molecular physicist
• National laboratory research
• Nuclear magnetic resonance
• Nuclear physici
• Nuclear power plant manager
• Occupational safety specialist
• Oceanographer
• Particle accelerator operations
• Physicist
• Physics researcher
• Physiognomist
• Plasma physicist
• Quality control manager
• Radiological laboratory director
• Research & development
• Satellite missions analyst
• Seismologist
• Solid state physicist
• Stratigrapher
• Systems analyst
• Teacher
• Technical illustrator
• Technical writer
• Test engineer

Many of our students continue their studies in M.S. or Ph.D. programs.

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