After Oswego

A physics degree is evidence to an employer that you have strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Software engineering, management consulting, research and development, and teaching are possible with a bachelor's degree. A graduate degree opens many more highly paid possibilities.

Starting salary for physics graduates ranges between $45,000 and $60,000, according to the American Physical Society. Oswego graduates have found work in such places as NASA, Intel, software engineering, medicine and the finance industry — or as valuable educators.

Graduate studies may include

  • Astrophysics
  • Physics
  • Electrical engineering
  • Mechanical engineering

Our physics alumni have gone to graduate school at

  • Dartmouth
  • Yale
  • Clarkson
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • New York University
  • University of Massachusetts