Online Physics Degree Courses

If you have concerns and questions regarding Worlds energy, its relation of the matter, energy matter and time & universe nature - then Physics degree is for you. One can earn online self paced physics degree while doing the job with following career options.
  • Biophysicist
  • Astrophysicist
  • Acoustical physicist
  • Nuclear physicist
  • Physics teacher
  • Physics professor
  • Plasma physicist
Earning of an Online Physics Degree holder
A physics degree holder can earn an average of about US $87,450 to US $94,240 per year. The variation between the figures is based on experience, degree level, experience and certain level of expertise in specific field of physics.

Job Opportunities for Physicist
According to a research conducted by Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), physicists had more than 17,000 job opportunities in 2006 and predict increase in average employment in next decades.

Physicist tends towards problem solving, critical and decisive thinking and these attributes are important for good companies and organizations such as:
  • Department of Defense
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • Departments of Commerce
  • Departments of Commerce and Energy
  • Work in a lab
  • Academic Professor/Teacher
  • Work in corporate labs as engineers
  • Research and development for technology companies
In short, physics graduates have diverse job opportunities.

Physics Degree Requirements for Different Jobs
Different level of degree has different market demands which affect the job post/designation and salary.

Research and Development post requires - Doctorate Degree in Physics
Applied Research and Development post  - Master's Degree in Physics
Research Assistant and Technician post   -  Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Physics
Fields of Software / Algorithm Designing   - Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Physics

Common Courses for Online Physics Degree
Following are a few of the common courses that one will study during online physics degree.
  • Electromagnetism
  • Optics
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Atomic Physics
  • Thermodynamics
Top Online Schools for Physics Degree
  • Carleton College-
  • Emory University-
  • Elon University-
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Michigan State University
  • University of Virginia

Quote of the Day

"It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot, irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it"
(J. Bronowski, The Ascent of Man)