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Applied Physics BS

Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics

An intellectually challenging and broad-based academic experience, a baccalaureate degree in Applied Physics will help you become familiar with the study of matter in space and time, significantly improving your critical thinking and mathematical skills. By majoring in Applied Physics, you will gain a solid academic foundation in physics with an emphasis in engineering applications, such as electronics and computer interfacing. Nationally recognized chapters provide opportunities to form professional networks and valuable experiences in extracurricular activities. Within this degree, you can choose to enter either the robotics and mechatronics or health physics track. 

Industry Highlights

The median mid-career salary for physics majors is $101,000 per year.

- Payscale.com

Career Opportunities

  • Industrial Physics
  • Federal or State Governments
  • Military Branches
  • Healthcare
  • Education
     

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of many opportunities for internships in laboratories and industries, as well as the state-of-the-art science facility that is home to the Department of Chemistry and Physics. Our highly qualified and dedicated professors teach small classes in an excellent academic environment. 

NEWS:

Read More Free Start Strong, Start Now Minimester Registration Event on Feb. 17

(February 13, 2017) – Kick start your career in information technology, business economics, health science or another exciting field with this one-day registration event for new students. Complete an application, be admitted and sign up for the upcoming minimester all on the same day. All application fees will be waived for this event. Click through for additional details.

Read More Dr. Delana Gajdosik-Nivens Promoted to Dean of the College of Science and Technology

(January 23, 2017) – Dr. Delana Gajdosik-Nivens has been promoted to the position of dean of the College of Science and Technology at Armstrong State University and began her new role Jan. 1, 2017. Gajdosik-Nivens served as the interim dean of the College of Science and Technology since June 2016.

Read More Armstrong State University Ranks #41 on U.S. News & World Report for 2017 Best Online Criminal Justice Programs

(January 10, 2016) – In a report published today, U.S.News & World Report ranks Armstrong State University #41 on the 2017 Best Online Criminal Justice Programs list. Armstrong is the only institution in Georgia to be included in the national rankings.

Read More Armstrong Employees, University Recognized for Employer Support of National Guard and Reserve Service Members

(December 16, 2016) – On Dec. 15, Ret. Col. Ed Wexler of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve presented Patriot Awards to College of Science and Technology Interim Dean Delana Gajdosik-Nivens and Armstrong Police Chief Wayne R. Willcox. U.S. Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter attended the ceremony and addressed the audience.

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