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Physics Programs

Physics—where innovation and understanding become a unified front.

Did you know that physicists developed the underlying technology for cell phones, computers, and tablets? They also created the image sensors used in cameras, magnetic storage in hard drives, the MRI—the list goes on, but you get the picture.

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Student in materials lab

Materials Science Minor

X-ray analysis. Electron microscopy. Quantum mechanics. You’ll study all this and more during your pursuit of a materials science minor. This program will also introduce you to the structure of materials, as well as how to make measurements of materials. 

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Program Highlights

Content
  • Development of analytical-thinking and research skills
  • Understanding of the importance of experimentation and data analysis
  • Support from the Mastodon community
  • A prestigious Purdue degree

Scholarships

 

Looking for ways to make paying for college a little easier? ScholarshipUniverse is a tool for current and admitted Purdue Fort Wayne students that allows you to create an academic profile and connect with scholarship opportunities.

For more information about all the scholarships available at Purdue Fort Wayne—including opportunities for specific programs—you can visit the Office of Financial Aid or contact us at [email protected].

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Requirements and Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive curriculum and diverse requirements will challenge you to go further than you ever imagined. Check out what you can expect as you advance through our program.

Next stop: a successful future.
  • Materials Analysis Engineer
  • Materials Characterization Engineer or Scientist
  • Materials Processing Engineer or Scientist
  • Materials Scientist or Engineer
  • Measurement Technician
  • Technical Product Engineer
  • Test Engineer