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.
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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.
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.
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of 2018-2019 graduates who were employed or furthering their education by fall 2019
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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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