Physics & Engineering

Career and graduate school opportunities

With a degree in physics or engineering, you can pursue a variety of career paths and graduate school options.

Careers that physics and engineering graduates have pursued:

  • Design engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • Engineering physicist
  • Environmental engineer
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Mechanical design engineer
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Physicist specializing in areas including kinematics, acoustics, electromagnetism, fluid dynamics, optics, astrophysics, and sub-atomic particle physics
  • Physics/math education
  • Software engineer
  • Systems engineer

Graduate schools where Taylor graduates have received advanced degrees:

  • Boston University
  • Columbia University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Purdue University
  • Stanford University
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Montana
  • University of Wisconsin at Madison

Industries where Taylor physics and engineering graduates have been employed:

  • Caterpillar Tractor
  • CERN
  • Cummins Engine
  • IBM
  • Mechdyne
  • Motorola
  • Rockwell Collins
  • RT Logic