Academics & Advising

Our goal is to prepare physics majors with the problem-solving abilities and analytical skills necessary to succeed in technical careers as well as careers in policy and finance. 

The physics' department's small size ensures students receive personalized attention from faculty. In addition, our professors have developed academic excellence workshops for students who might benefit from team-oriented problem-solving sessions.

Academic Programs


Undergraduate Degrees

An undergraduate degree in physics can help prepare students for graduate academic work or careers in teaching, science communications and computer engineering.

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Graduate Degrees

Our rigorous, research-focused physics graduate degrees give students the opportunity to spearhead research with the potential to change the world for the better.

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Looking for Career Advice?

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    Undergraduate Students

    Science and math majors can contact Kimberly English for career advising, help with internship applications, resume preparation and graduate school scouting.

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    Graduate Students

    Contact Patricia Hickman for student-centered advising in the areas of networking, careers in research and development, job opportunities and connecting with alumni.

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    Pioneer Careers

    DU's career portal communicates upcoming workshops, exciting professional networking opportunities on campus, job and internship fairs and tips for career-focused students to get ahead.