Career Paths

Physics Majors After Graduation

There are many things that you can do with a physics major. The most common career path for our students is to go into engineering of some type.

Graduate school in physics, engineering, or a related fields is also quite popular.

chart of majors 2000-21

With a physics major from CSB/SJU, your options are unlimited.

We have had students become physicians and lawyers. Other students have volunteered in the Benedictine Volunteer Corps and the Peace Corps. Still others have become high school teachers and financial analyists. A physics major teaches you skills that will help you with many careers.

More complete statistics on our recent graduates are available here.

College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Jim Crumley
Chair, Physics Department
SJU PEngl 107
Physics Department