You're fascinated by the mysteries of the universe. You want an education that allows you to explore the fundamental laws of nature and apply them for practical, human purposes.
As a student in California State University Channel Islands (CI)'s Applied Physics Program, you will study the interface between science and technology, work one-on-one with inspiring and dedicated faculty, and receive an innovative, interdisciplinary education focused on you – one that prepares you for high-demand, highly rewarding high-tech careers.
- Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics: Emphasis in Technology
- Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics: Emphasis in Physical Sciences
- Bachelor of Science in Biology: Emphasis in Medical Imaging
As an Applied Physics student at CI, you'll apply the concepts of physics to practical, high-tech uses. You'll gain exposure and aptitude in a variety of disciplines, from mathematics, computer science and engineering to the life sciences and medicine. You'll be well-prepared to start making meaningful contributions to modern interdisciplinary investigations in fields like biophysics, biomedical engineering, bioinformatics, materials science, and medical imaging.
You will be prepared for a wide range of career options in high-demand, high-reward high-tech positions, as well as graduate and medical school. Applied Physics graduates offer valuable mathematical, computer literacy, experimental, research and problem-solving skills that are attractive to employers in a wide range of industries and specialties.
Top career fields include:
- Atmospheric physics
- Colloid science
- Computational physics
- Condensed matter physics
- Environmental planning
- Lasers and photonics
Your future income
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