Physics lab

Interested in the inner workings of the universe? Physicists who are Christians are in the privileged position of studying the blueprints of creation and its underlying principles of order and design.

Academic programs

Northwestern’s physics department offers study options in teaching physics and pre-engineering.  Explore programs

Value added

Northwestern's physics department is listed among 24 NWC programs as a "quality department at a quality college" by college guidebook Rugg's Recommendations on the Colleges. Adding a physics minor to your already high-quality education in either chemistry or math will make you a sought-after teacher or research scientist.

Samantha Olson

Aspiring engineer

When looking at career options, Samantha discovered her love for math and science align with the skills needed for biomedical engineering.

Samantha's story