Career Opportunities in Physics

Many CSUB Physics graduates go on to get doctoral degrees in Physics, aiming for research positions in academia, industry, or national laboratories. Others succeed in challenging and productive careers in a wide range of fields that include:

  • Medical Physics
  • Applied Physics
  • Engineering
  • Teacher
  • Instrumentation and Electronics
  • Materials Science
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Astronomy
  • Mathematical and Statistical Analysis
  • Optics and Lasers
  • Telecommunications
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental Consulting
  • Energy and Conservation
  • Medicine
  • Law and Business
  • Education
  • Consulting
  • Finance


Department of Physics and Engineering

California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA  93311-1022  

Phone:  (661) 654-2664
Fax: (661) 654-2693
Email: physics@csub.edu
Office: Science III, Room 308