Physics Department

Shippensburg University’s Physics Department is ready to engage you with its quality programs in Physics, Applied Physics, and Physics Education. We welcome students that believe in themselves and the hard work it takes to succeed.


If you have any questions about us or our programs, please feel free to contact the department chair. You can reach the department office at (717) 477-1570, or visit us on campus in the Franklin Science Center (FSC). The department office is located in FSC 215B.

  • Students will be able to apply physics knowledge to problems arising in physics and related fields.
  • Students will be able to understand the broad impact of scientific solutions in a global and societal context.