Chemical Physics

Chemical Physics

The major in chemical physics provides a strong foundation in chemistry, physics and mathematics for those students who have a professional interest in the areas of overlap between chemistry and physics. It is particularly suitable for students planning to pursue a graduate degree in the area of chemical physics or physical chemistry. The program is jointly administered by the Departments of Chemistry and Physics.



Uncommon Pursuits.

Graduates in chemical physics pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of physics, chemistry, and mathematics.

Alumni work at:

  • Biotechnology industry
  • Chemical industries
  • Electronics
  • Healthcare industry
  • High schools
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Planetariums/observatories

Alumni work as:

  • Biochemists and biophysicists
  • Chemical engineers
  • Materials scientists
  • Nanosystems engineers
  • Occupational health and safety specialists
  • Physicists
  • Educators

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