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 2018
(pending New York State approval)

A new degree in electrical engineering is currently awaiting New York State approval.

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
  • Research Scientist
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Optical Engineer
  • Laser Engineer
  • Development Engineer
  • Research Engineer
  • High School Teacher
  • Accelerator Operator
Graduate Studies
  • Astrophysics, Temple University
  • Patent law, University of Buffalo
  • Particle physics, Johns Hopkins University
  • Planetary science, Johns Hopkins University
  • Low temperature physics, Univ. of Buffalo
  • Optics, University of Rochester
  • Aerospace engineering, Purdue University
  • Materials science, Oregon State University
  • Nuclear physics, Vanderbilt University
  • Mechanical engineering, University of Buffalo
  • Physics, Duke 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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