Physics allows us to understand, predict, and harness the basic forces of our universe. The Physics Program at ACC provides a broad education in the physical sciences. You’ll prepare to transfer to a four-year institution with training in areas like geophysics, biophysics, astronomy, molecular physics, elementary particle physics, and more.
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Conduct research into physical phenomena, develop theories on the basis of observation and experiments, and devise methods to apply physical laws and theories.
Hourly Wage: $31.64
Currently Employed: 93
93 people are employed as Physicists. This number is expected to increase by 6.45% over the next four years.
Teach courses pertaining to the laws of matter and energy. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Hourly Wage: $26.16
Currently Employed: 13126
13126 people are employed as Physics Teachers, Postsecondary. This number is expected to increase by 7.56% over the next four years.
Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.
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