A high percentage of our physics majors continue on to graduate school. In a national survey, Moravian College ranked 12th in the nation among bachelors granting institutions in which undergraduate physics majors continued on to get a Ph.D.
Since 2000 the department has graduated 31 physics majors (3.4 per year), slightly above the national average. Of those graduates, 18 (58%) have gone on to graduate school.
Graduate Schools Attended by Moravian College Physics Graduates
- William and Mary
- Johns Hopkins
- Notre Dame
- Washington State
- Washington University in St. Louis
- Lehigh University
- Carnegie Mellon
- St. Bonaventure
- North Carolina State
- Stanford, Cornell
- U of Penn
Moravian physics graduates have gone on to such careers as: patent attorneys, teachers (K-12 and college/university), industry, engineers, computer programmers, physicians, and more.
- April Major '93 – Dean at Villanova
- Laurie Sibbach, ’01 – APS Apker award finalist (8 in nation)
- Joe Trodahl '63– Professor at Victoria University, New Zealand
- Bob Semper '68 – Associate Director of San Francisco Exploratorium