The federal government and scientific research and development companies employ more than half of physicists. Those with bachelor’s degrees qualify for research assistant and technician jobs. Master’s degree holders can qualify for positions in applied research and development. However, most researcher positions require a doctoral degree. Employment opportunities are expected to grow at seven percent through 2016. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, job prospects are favorable in applied research, development and related technical fields. Learn More.
Our teacher training program is regarded as one of best in Ohio, and graduates from our science education programs are sought after by Ohio school districts. With a major in Physical Science, you will be qualified to teach physics and chemistry at the high school level. Our science programs are taught by professors who are outstanding classroom teachers and well respected scientists involved in ongoing research.