Loyola University Maryland

Department of Physics


After completing a bachelor’s degree at Loyola, many graduates of the physics department move on to exciting careers in a variety of industries. Some of the career fields that graduates have chosen include: aeronautics, consulting, education, engineering, health services, information security, military, nuclear security, publishing, law, and research and development. Our graduates hold positions as business owners, engineers, professors, scientists, teachers, and technical specialists, to name a few. The following is a partial list of companies that have employed or currently employ Loyola physics graduates. You can also visit our "What can I do with a physics major?" page for more career information.

Places of Employment

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground Research Laboratory
  • Andrews Air Force Base
  • Becton, Dickinson and Company
  • Bell Laboratories
  • Booz Allen Hamilton, consultant
  • Broadneck High School
  • Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
  • The Catholic Review
  • Clemson University
  • College of the Holy Cross
  • College of William & Mary
  • Computer Sciences Corporation
  • Davis & Elkins College
  • DCS Corporation
  • DuPont Corporation
  • Georgetown University Hospital
  • Harris RF Communications
  • Hicksville Public Schools
  • IBM Corporation
  • Jacob & Sundstrom, Inc.
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Liberty High School, Maryland
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.
  • Maryland Department of the Environment
  • MCI Telecommunications
  • Metaforge Corporation
  • Motorola, Inc.
  • NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Naval Undersea Warfare Center
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
  • Proctor & Gamble Company
  • RadAmerica, Inc.
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Space Telescope Science Institute
  • State Street Corporation
  • Teach for America
  • Teledyne Energy Systems, Inc.
  • United Parcel Service
  • University of Oregon Computational Intelligence Research Laboratory
  • University of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. Department of Defense
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • U.S. Marine Corps
  • U.S. Military Academy at West Point
  • U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
  • Verizon Federal Network Systems
  • Westinghouse Electric Corporation
  • Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
  • Wolf Greenfield intellectual property law
  • Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
Andrea Erdas

Andrea Erdas

This professor of physics believes Loyola’s core Jesuit values provides students with a well-rounded science education