Graduates from the Tufts University Department of Physics & Astronomy advance to a variety of opportunities after completion of the program. Past graduates have gone to graduate school in a variety of fields, only a few of which include: physics, astronomy, education, engineering, computer science, and economics. Many of our graduates choose to move on to medical or dental school, while others choose to join the work force before considering furthering their education.

Tufts Physics & Astronomy Graduates Have Included…

The current Editor-in-Chief of The New England Journal of Medicine

Tufts University Faculty Members

The Director of Yale’s Center for Astronomy & Astrophysics

Assistant Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives

President of the Electric Infrastructure Security (EIS) Council

An Oceanographer at the U S Naval Underwater System

First Vice President of Wells Fargo & Co.

Director/Owner of Gravity, Inc. (a Medford based film making company)

Senior I.P. Attorney for Microsoft Corporation Law and Corporate Affairs Department

A former Challenger Commander/Astronaut

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