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Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology

Engineering Physics

Bachelor of Science


  • Oxford
  • Major
  • On Campus

Build a Foundation in Science

Because physics is fundamental to many engineering disciplines, this science can be a good foundation for a career in engineering. At Miami, you’ll work with faculty in state-of-the-art labs on real-world problems. This major will prepare you for employment in technical fields or entry into professional engineering programs at the graduate level.

Contact Info

Stephen Alexander, Ph.D.

Chief Departmental Advisor

Department of Physics

217 Kreger Hall, 500 E. Spring St., Oxford, OH 45046


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Curriculum and Courses

Miami's program in engineering physics combines a rigorous technical background with flexibility in course selection so you may emphasize your own special areas of interest. You will cover the basic aspects of classical mechanics, electromagnetism, quantum theory, and modern physics, plus elements of mathematical and computational physics. Advanced courses include mechanics, electrodynamics, optics and laser physics, thermal physics, materials physics, electronics,, and spectroscopy.

At Miami, there is something for everyone.

Course Catalog

Career Options

About 60 percent of our graduates go on to graduate school in engineering or other fields, or other professional schools. The engineering physics degree is a flexible one, and students can pursue, for example, a master's degree in electrical or biomedical engineering. Some of our students go on to business, law, or medical school.

Facts and Stats

Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.

  • 90% First-to-second year retention

    Miami University Data

  • 21st Among Public Universities in the United States for Four-Year Graduation Rate

    The Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac

  • 96% of 2018-2019 graduates who were employed or furthering their education by fall 2019

    Miami University Data


Maggie Mize
  • As a member of Dr. Burcin Bayram’s lab, Maggie conducts experimental laser physics research to explore quantum principles.

    Maggie Mize '20
    Engineering Physics, Computer Engineering

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Explore what it means to be a college student at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where students prepare to go anywhere and everywhere. We’ll be here to help every step of the way as you prepare for college admission, enrollment, and success.

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