The Department of Physics, Atmospheric Sciences and Geoscience at Jackson State University combines academics and cutting-edge research in a commitment to developing scientists and researchers in physics, meteorology and earth system science. The dedicated faculty and staff are committed to this mission in its goal of becoming the center of academic and research excellence.
The Department offers a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics, Meteorology, Earth System Science and several concentrations in Physics. A small student to faculty ratio in the Department provides students more individual attention from faculty members.
In addition to courses offered for majors, the department also offers service courses for undergraduate and graduate students of other programs. Several courses are offered for in-service teachers and other educators for professional development. These courses are often used toward certification and further degrees.