You love studying how things move and interact in the world, from atoms to planets. You want to understand how and why the universe behaves as it does. Physics is the study of matter, energy, force, time, motion, and space, and can expand your understanding of these complex topics through observation and experimentation. If you're considering this pathway, understanding what makes up matter and how energy impacts interactions interests you.
- the physical properties and phenomena of something.
What degree do I earn?
Associate in Science - Math & Science Transfer
WHY ISN'T IT A PHYSICS DEGREE?
While your degree may not say physics, the courses in your Guided Pathway are focused on physics topics.
Discover Your Guided Pathway
- Nuclear Physics
- Physics Lab Technician
These are just a few examples, many other careers are connected to this field of study. Additional education or training may be required for certain career choices.
- Annual Median Pay $117.220
- Hourly Median Pay $56.36
- Job Outlook 14% Growth
Data sourced from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and valid 2016 through 2026.