Earn your degree in physics at a Top Christian College

Houghton's Physics Program and Engineering Physics
Students studying physics and engineering at Houghton learn about the most basic principles at work in the physical universe, and how to serve God by applying these principles to meet people’s needs.

Students can earn a degree in physics or applied physics with an engineering emphasis. We are very proud of our 100% success rate!

Engineering at Houghton Coming Fall 2017
(pending New York State approval)

Three new degrees in engineering are currently awaiting New York State approval: electrical engineering, computer engineering, engineering physics.

Study engineering in a Christian context with a distinctive emphasis on hands-on learning and project-based instruction beginning in the very first year.
Physics News
What Can I Do With My Degree?
Jobs in Physics
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Lab technician
  • Process technician
  • Materials engineer
  • College professor
  • Civil engineer
  • Research engineer
Graduate Studies
  • Alfred University
  • St. Bonaventure University
  • SUNY Albany
  • University of Minnesota
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Masdar Institute
  • Western Michigan University
  • Ithaca College
  • University of Buffalo
  • University of Rochester
  • Purdue University

Majors & Programs
Physics Alumni
Peter Kroening ‘12
Automation Engineer at DuPont Nutrition & Health
Houghton Stats
1 year after graduation 100% of physics majors are employed or in graduate school.
According to a class of 2014 alumni survey
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