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Why study Physics?

A Physics degree prepares you to continue into graduate coursework, or to find employment after graduation.

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Over the past ten years, students graduating from TAMU with a Physics degree have found employment with a number of companies, including:

  • Accenture
  • Amazon
  • Capital One
  • CGG (NASA contractor)
  • Conoco Phillips
  • L3 Mustang Technologies
  • National Instruments
  • Price Waterhouse Coopers
  • SpaceX
  • Texas Instruments

…or have gone to graduate and professional schools all over the world, including:

  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • CalTech
  • Cornell
  • ETH Zurich
  • MIT
  • Rice
  • Rutgers
  • Stanford
  • Swinburne University of Technology (Australia)
  • The Ohio State University
  • UC, Berkeley
  • University of Helsinki
  • University of Texas – School of Law
  • Yale

More information about opportunities after graduating with a Physics degree:

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