The CMU Department of Physics has built a scholarly community with clear expectations and goals and a rigorous curriculum that shapes a strong sense of engagement and excitement.The department's highest priority is to maintain an academic environment that supports student achievement and involvement in the creation and application of knowledge. From coursework to field work, you'll work closely with faculty and staff and take their inspiration from the classroom to the research lab. You will also have opportunities to connect with your professors and experience even more when working together or under their guidance on special projects.
We invite you to come learn with the best. It's part of our commitment to provide you with a stimulating education that prepares you for a fulfilling career and enhances your ability to adapt quickly in a rapidly changing world.
Society of Physics Students
The Society of Physics students is a professional association explicitly designed for students. Membership, through collegiate chapters, is open to anyone interested in physics. The only requirement for membership is that you be interested in physics. Besides physics majors, our members include majors in chemistry, computer science, engineering, geology, mathematics, medicine and other fields.