Why Choose Engineering Physics?The Engineering Physics program combines elements of mechanical and electrical engineering with advanced coursework in applied physics. As an engineer you’ll be ready to address multidisciplinary and non-traditional problems.
Our ABET-accredited program is structured to develop engineers with a broad technical background and solid foundation of coure courses. Specialize your degree by choosing an concentration in engineering in controls, electronics, power systems, material science, mechanisms and machines, and thermo-fluid systems, or work with a faculty member to select a set of advanced engineering electives that reflects your particular interest.
At UW-Platteville, engineering physics graduates are devoted to creating and optimizing engineering solutions through enhanced knowledge and integrated application of math, science and engineering principles. The program also provides an excellent foundation for those intending to continue their education with a graduate degree in science or engineering.
A Unique Program
- Opportunity to participate in ongoing research projects with faculty
- State-of-the-art research lab facilities
- Choose an area of concentration to round out your degree based on your career aspirations
- Graduates are prepared for a successful career as an Application Engineering, Product Development Engineer, Materials Coordinator, and more
Jessica Symons, senior engineering physics major at UW-Platteville, has always been interested in the connections between engineering and biology. She recently had the opportunity to work as a research assistant at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, where she helped conduct various research efforts, including analyzing E. coli cells. Read more