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Engineering physics is a branch of applied science that emphasizes both engineering and physics. The engineering physics curriculum is designed to fulfill the educational requirements for professional work in various fields of applied science which are based upon a thorough knowledge of physics and foundation of basic scientific principles, as well as the theoretical knowledge and skills required for specific engineering applications.

Careers in Engineering Physics

Engineering physicists perform research and development in high-technology industries in the fields of telecommunications, microelectronics and microdevices, lasers, and novel materials. Additionally, the broad, thorough training provided in fundamentals and applied technology, increasingly, today's graduates are exploring other burgeoning fields, such as biotechnology, nanotechnology, communications technology, computer design, and software development. Graduates can also enter into advanced degree programs to conduct research, and instruct the next generation of physicists.

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