Career Outcomes with a Graduate Degree in Physics

  • Fulfill your potential and explore opportunities ranging from aerospace to entertainment

    With a PSM in Physics you’ve opened the doors to a solar system of research, consultation, and analytic possibilities. Begin in an industrial research lab, and then seek new heights in your areas of interest. With a PSM degree you will find many industries wanting to access your problem-solving capabilities.


    With a PSM in Physics from IUP, consider careers in these industries:

    • Aerospace
    • Aircraft manufacturing
    • Astronomy
    • Automobile manufacturing
    • Bioengineering
    • Bioinformatics
    • Chemical manufacturing
    • Colleges and universities
    • Computer hardware/software manufacturing
    • Department of Energy
    • Electrical equipment manufacturing
    • Electronics
    • Electro-optics
    • Film industry advisor
    • Finance
    • Gaming industry
    • Geography firms
    • Laboratory manager
    • Laser engineering
    • Medical schools
    • Military
    • Museums
    • Nanotechnology
    • Optical engineering
    • Petroleum
    • Power plants
    • Quantitative analysis
    • Research firms
    • Secondary schools
    • Steel/metals industry
    • Telephone/cable industry