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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 biophysics, physics education, and pre-engineering.  Explore programs

Value added

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.

Dylan Kirkeby

Out of this world

A biophysics major, Dylan says his professors have helped him understand that the learning process is more important than any grade he might receive.

Dylan's story