Physics and Astronomy

Physics probes fundamental questions and also serves as a source of key innovations in high technology. At VMI a dedicated faculty train and work with talented students to explore exciting areas of physics and astronomy like…

  • Lasers and Fiber Optics
  • Laser Spectroscopy
  • Observational Astronomy
  • Thin Films and Nanotechnology
  • Molecular Spectroscopy
  • Nuclear Physics

A bachelor’s degree in physics is the gateway to a wide variety of technical careers as well as graduate and professional school opportunities.  

  • Technical Careers in the Military, Nuclear Energy, Medical Physics, and many other exciting areas
  • Careers in Secondary Education (Teaching High School Physics)
  • Graduate Study in Physics, Astrophysics, Nuclear Engineering, and other related disciplines
  • Professional School in Medicine and Law