Department of Physics

Career Opportunities

Physics provides the foundation for our modern technological society. At UNI, we take pride in offering a high quality program of study in physics with several options to suit many different career goals.

 In general an undergraduate degree in Physics provides a broad background of basic knowledge which can be used to great advantage in many fields:

Applied Mathematics

Computer Programming



Energy Resources Consulting and Research

Environmental Specialist

Health Physics

Industrial Hygiene



Museum Curator


Patent Law


Physics Teaching


Pollution Control Specialist


Remote Sensing

Safety Engineering

Science Journalism

Systems Analysis

Technical Illustration

Technical/Scientific Writing/Editing

To see typical salary offers for physics majors as well as other Bachelor's degrees the American Institute of Physics (AIP) Statistical Research Center publishes Physics TRENDS, What's a Bachelor's Degree Worth?

 Where Do Our Graduates Go After Leaving UNI?