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Department of Physics, Geology and Engineering Technology

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Composite image of Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars
Geology students at Mammoth Cave
The silhouette of a student with a telescope at twilight
Geology Students looking at a rock outcrop
Engineering Technology students and faculty at BAJA competition
A student looking at a physics experiment using a green laser
An engineering technology student working on a research project
A student researcher using lab equipment

We welcome you to explore the opportunities available in the Department of Physics, Geology & Engineering Technology at Northern Kentucky University. A bachelor's degree may be earned with a major in

Minors are available in geology, astronomy, physics, or technology.  Selected graduate courses, intended primarily for K-12 teachers, are also offered in astronomy, geology, and physics.  Courses that satisfy the general education requirement in natural sciences are offered in astronomy, engineering technology, geology, and physics. Graduates from our programs pursue a variety of careers in industry, government and education.