Physics students completing and experiment

If you are looking for a degree program that combines your love of numbers with preparation for a 21st Century Career, look no further than the Department of Mathematics and Physics at MSU. The department offers 11 undergraduate degree programs, giving students a broad range of options. Whether your goal is to teach math or to prepare yourself for engineering school, the Department of Mathematics & Physics at MSU has a degree to prepare you for a successful, rewarding career in:

  • Mathematics/Physics Education
  • Actuarial Science
  • Medical and Health Physicist
  • Mechanical Engineering

Learning Opportunities

You’ll also have the chance to participate in academic research alongside experienced faculty members while you pursue your degree through our Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program, and there are also a number of internship opportunities available to students. Students from MSU have interned at some of the world's mot prestigious research facilities, including the European Organization for Nuclear Research, better known as CERN, Google and NASA. The skills you will learn through research projects and internships will give you an edge as you enter the work force. Not only will you have a college degree, you’ll also have the fundamental practical skills employers are looking for in qualified applicants.

Success After Graduation

Students who graduate from MSU's Department of Mathematics and Physics go on to successful, rewarding careers after graduation. MSU graduates have gone on to work for government agencies such as the National Security Administration and the U.S. Department of Defense, and have also entered into some of the most prestigious graduate programs in the country, including Harvard Law School. Students who graduate with a degree in physics with the professional physics option will take pre-engineering classes that will prepare them for professional school to become a licensed professional engineer.

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