Academic Programs

Academic Programs


Rowan's Physics major balances general physics courses that develop analytical skills needed for any career direction with more advanced courses in highly technical areas. The department also offers coursework in astronomy and astrophysics.


The Biophysics major prepares students for medical school, graduate school in biophysics and for careers in medical industry. While a bit more specialized than the B.S. in Physics, there is still enough broad scientific learning such that the degree can also lead to similar post-graduate paths.

Health Physics

Designed to give you the necessary background for a career in the medical industry in a field of applied physics in areas of radiation and radiation protection.


An Astronomy minor is available to any student desiring a more advanced study astronomy and astrophysics with the requisite quantitative skills and background.

Materials Science

An interdisciplinary minor combining Chemistry, Engineering, and Physics.