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Physics

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Physics is considered by many to be the most basic of the sciences. It impacts directly on the study of Biology and Chemistry, and can be a useful adjunct to the study of Mathematics, Computer Science and other professional areas. The Physics program offers courses for Natural Science, Mathematics and Computer Science majors and for students in many of the professional programs, such as Speech-Language Pathology, Medical Imaging, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy. Physics courses also enrich the education of Humanities majors.

Dr. Jeffrey Stephens Physics class

What Makes Physics at MU Stand-Out?

The Physics Department provides students the introductory physics courses required by ten (10) other programs, plus astronomy and earth science for middle level education majors. 

Job Opportunities

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  • Nanotechnologist
  • Higher Education Faculty
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  • Research Scientist
  • Secondary School Teacher
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  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Meteorologist
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  • Operational Researcher
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  • Science and Telecommunications
  • Instrumentation
  • Energy
  • Elementary School Teacher

Professor Michael Orleski

Contact

For more information about the Physics department, contact Dr. Michael Orleski at 570-674-6251 or email at morleski@misericordia.edu