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At Adelphi’s Department of Physics, you will receive the ideal training for physicists and engineers of the future. Our department specializes in a number of areas in quantum physics, environmental physics, laser science, and scientific computing.

Majoring in Physics at Adelphi University will allow you to participate in groundbreaking research, our local partnerships with Columbia University, and collaborations with Brookhaven National Lab. You can go on to a wonderful set of careers in research, engineering, defense, technology, education, energy, medicine, and much more. 

Beyond educational and professional opportunities, what our department does best is community. Be a part of one of the premier Physics Student Associations in the world.

The Department of Physics offers the following programs:

» BA or BS in Physics

» Minor in Physics

» Accelerated Business of Science Program

Students can see the latest Physics Department news, research, essays and op-eds on the Wright’s Research Lab blog. Read about recent diversity efforts.

For further information, please contact:

Office of University Admissions
p – 800.ADELPHI
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