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What will I learn?

Physics involves the study of natural phenomena observed in our world, from the subatomic scale to the vastness of the entire universe.

Whether you want to explore the mysteries of antimatter, aid in the development of laser technologies, or discover new energy sources, a physics degree from Florida Tech gives you the knowledge and hands-on experience you need for a physics career.

Gain Practical Experience

Physics degree students learn scientific skills in small classes with intensive faculty-student interaction. The learning environment is conducive to preparing students for real world scientific work, whether in academia or industry. Students learn to conduct and communicate research experiments, working with direct supervision by a faculty member in charge of the research. Opportunities in research include participation in experiment design and construction, data collection, and analysis.

Other Career Options

With the acquisition and development of proficiency in mathematics, experimental laboratory, and problem-solving skills, Florida Tech graduates are prepared to engage in physics careers such as:

  • Physicist
  • Astronomer
  • Biophysicist (doctoral or professional degree required)
  • Chemical and material scientist
  • Computer and information research scientist
  • Electrical and electronics engineer
  • Environmental scientists and specialist
  • Geo-scientist
  • Mathematician
  • Nuclear engineer
  • Post-secondary teacher (doctoral or professional degree required)

Majors

  • Premedical

Which department am I in?

College of Engineering and Science

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$42,770.00 per year
USD $21,385 per semester (12-19 credit hours); Summer Fee: USD $1,188/credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected August 2023

Venue

Florida Institute of Technology

Melbourne Campus,

150 W. University Blvd.,

MELBOURNE,

Florida,

32901, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students have completed a strong high school curriculum and demonstrated achievement in college preparatory classes.

For international students

Students must have completed a strong high school curriculum and demonstrated achievement in college preparatory classes. Your high school transcripts should indicate a minimum: Four years of math, including trigonometry, mathematics analysis, analytical geometry or precalculus; and Four years of science, including physics and chemistry.

English language proficiency:

Students whose home language is not English are considered to have demonstrated English language proficiency if they have accomplished any of the following: an Internet-based TOEFL (standard, home and paper) with an earned score of at least 79; or an IELTS with an earned score of at least 6.0; or a PTE Academic with an earned score of at least 58; or a Cambridge English: Advanced with an earned score of at least 180 (Grade of C); or a Duolingo English Test with an earned score of at least 100; ELS English for Academic Purposes level 112.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Florida Institute of Technology

Florida Tech is a leading provider of science and engineering programs across Florida and the South, delivering excellent graduate outcomes.

  • 224th of 800 ranked higher education colleges in the U.S.
  • 51st out of 208 institutions in the South
  • 2nd best private college institution in Florida
  • Best provider of engineering technology courses in Florida

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