While studying physics is very rewarding in and of itself, it is interesting to know where your studies in physics might lead you. When you study physics you will develop a valuable set of skills and a way of thinking. The physics program emphasizes problem solving, abstract thinking, and analytical skills in a variety of contexts.
Physics graduates are highly employable in many fields - not just in physics. In addition to physics, Acadia physics graduates have gone on to careers in education, medicine, business, dentistry, astronomy, law, music, optics, computing, weather forecasting and meteorology, geophysics, and more.
Below are some career pages hosted by various physics organizations. Choosing what to study is an important decision in your life. Take some time to explore these pages to learn about some of the exciting opportunities that are available for physics graduates, but also think about how studying physics could benefit you in other career paths!