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Welcome to the Department of Physics

Physics is the most fundamental of the sciences, yet has multiple applications across a wide range of fields. Our department offers personal, individualized instruction where you can pursue your interests and gain hands-on experience in one of our faculty’s internationally known research groups.

Undergraduate Programs

Along with a major and minor in physics, we offer a five-year engineering program, with the final two years of study completed at Columbia University.

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Accelerated B.A./M.S. Program

If you’re excelling in our undergraduate program, you can apply for Clark’s Accelerated B.A./M.S. Program in physics, with a fifth-year scholarship.

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Ph.D. Program

Our doctoral program allows for advanced study in the classroom and in the lab.

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Sam Hoang


In our small department, undergraduate students conduct research alongside graduate students and faculty.

Megan Mcintyre

Careers and Internships in Physics

Graduates in STEM fields are in high demand, and that includes physics majors. Our alumni find fulfilling work in education, government, scientific research, and more.

Physics students doing experiments at science fair

Student Activities

Our community of undergraduate and graduate students connect with each other through clubs, events, and other activities.

Contact Information

Department of Physics

Office Location
  • Math-Physics Building
    Physics, Room 241
    950 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610

  • 1-508-793-7169
  • 1-508-793-8861 Fax