Hofstra University's Department of Physics and Astronomy trains students for careers in elementary and secondary education, as well as providing an excellent foundation for graduate studies. One of our recent graduates was a Rhodes Scholarship finalist who is pursuing a graduate degree at Stanford University. All graduates in the Class of 2011-12 reported being employed or pursuing graduate studies. Among 2011-12 graduates who majored in the natural sciences and mathematics and responded to a survey, 92 percent reported being employed or pursuing graduate studies. They reported an average annual entry-level salary of $43,000.
- Research Assistant, James. J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
- Business Intelligence Analyst, Selective Insurance, N.J.
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