UIndy's first high-altitude research balloon is prepared on the ground before launch.

Students launch and track UIndy’s first high-altitude research balloon

“With UIndy being a smaller school, I knew I would be able to jump right in and get involved, but getting involved...during my first semester on campus surpassed even my expectations,”
  — Austin Hauser (physics & math double major)

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Physics & Earth-Space Sciences

You might decide to major in science for a variety of reasons. You may want to become a teacher or a research scientist, or you may just want to benefit from the kind of training that the sciences provide. The analytical skills you will learn are transferable across a wide variety of fields and are highly valued in the job market.

As one of our graduates has written, "My [physics] background is absolutely priceless. I can understand anything, and with a week or two of reading I can become the company expert in any topic."

Whatever your particular story, the University of Indianapolis is an outstanding setting in which to pursue your goals. Within the Physics and Earth-Space Sciences Department you'll find:

Earth-space, physics, engineering, and environmental sciences graduates may find employment in such fields as hydrogeology, meteorology, ecology, land-use planning, environmental geology, oil and gas exploration geology, science education, physics research, industrial safety,electrical engineering, or mechanical engineering.